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Innovation and Differentiation Drive Success for Century Sun Oil

1 hour Free podcast by Edible-Alpha®

In Edible-Alpha® podcast #59, Tera talks with Dale and Pam Johnson, owners of Century Sun Oil in Pulaski, Wisconsin. They produce high-oleic organic sunflower...

Podcast about Business Models for businesses that are Growing and Scaling

How an Online Strategy Can Supercharge Small Brands

10 minute Free read by Edible-Alpha®

Historically, getting products into brick-and-mortar grocery stores was the best way to for food entrepreneurs and farmers to reach consumers. This is still a...

Article about Business Models for businesses that are Growing and Scaling | Startups

How Rural Food Businesses Can Thrive—and Revive Communities

1 hour Free podcast by Edible-Alpha®

Starting with five small cheese factories in 1991, Paul has grown his company into a major producer of ethnic cheeses. Now operating one modern facility in a 700-person town, Specialty Cheese employs 250 people from a wide radius, thanks to its innovative rideshare and childcare programs. This podcast highlights the company’s positive impact on Dodge County and beyond and will inspire other food and ag entrepreneurs to capitalize on the countless business opportunities rural America holds.

Podcast about Business Models for businesses that are Growing and Scaling

Generating Income In A Small Diversified Vegetable Farm

1 hour Free podcast by Edible-Alpha®

In Edible-Alpha® podcast #57, Tera speaks with Abby and David Bachhuber from Lovefood Farm, a small, profitable, diversified organic vegetable farm in the Madison,...

Podcast about Business Models for businesses that are Growing and Scaling | Startups

Adapting Farm Business Models for Sustained Profitability

10 minute Free read by Edible-Alpha®

We know it takes grit to be an entrepreneur, and in this day-and-age it takes a special kind of grit to be a farm...

Article about Business Models for businesses that are Growing and Scaling | Startups

Embracing the Entrepreneurial Spirt – Creating a Diversified Agritourism Business

1 hour Free podcast by Edible-Alpha®

In Edible-Alpha® podcast #56, Tera speaks with Mary Ann Bellazzini from Campo Di Bella winery, farm and farm-to-table restaurant. Campo Di Bella is a...

Podcast about Business Models for businesses that are Growing and Scaling | Startups

Where Is Your Growth Path?

10 minute Free read by Edible-Alpha®

The answer to "where is your growth path" lies in the company's business model and their willingness to find creative solutions to how they can grow their unique brand and strengths. No path is easy, but we encourage entrepreneurs to consider creative ways they could grow, including horizontally, to reach profitability and sustainability.

Article about Business Models for businesses that are Pre-Venture | Startups

Franchising Food Businesses With Jason Schleip

1 hour Free podcast by Edible-Alpha®

Franchisers make money through initial franchise fee for setup costs, controlling product sales (by buying product, then selling to the stores after marking it up), and royalties, which come off of top line sales of the franchised business in return for the support and process development of the franchiser. This is often the biggest source of income for franchisers.

Podcast about Sales and Marketing for businesses that are Startups | Growing and Scaling

Food Systems Development – Where Does The Government Fit In?

10 minute Free read by Edible-Alpha®

Sometimes it can be difficult to figure out where multiple actors in the food system can best fit and work together. But, when the private and public sectors work together to speak the same language and align their goals, a lot of good can happen.

Article about Operations for businesses that are Pre-Venture | Startups

How SAGE revitalizes agriculture near cities

1 hour Free podcast by Edible-Alpha®

SAGE contributes to the food system by helping elevate the data around the impact of food and agriculture in a way that helps people understand the connections between this sector and the rest of society and the economy.

Podcast about Legal for businesses that are Startups