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Creating a successful food business takes more than just good recipes.  In addition to making a great product, you also have to build a strong brand, engage with your customers, and grow sales.   Learn more about the different components of small food business ownership.

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April 4, 2019

Plotting A Map For Food Business Financing (PODCAST)

Today we are speaking of Tera Johnson, the founder and director for the Food Finance Institute. A serial entrepreneur herself, Tera’s mission is to create the next generation of environmentally and economically regenerative food and farming businesses. She founded teraswhey(r) and is the host of the Edible-Alpha podcast and, as you’ll hear, has first-hand experience…

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September 27, 2018

Cleaning Out The Tax Files

I wish I had taken a picture of the 33-lb garbage bag filled with old receipts and invoices. I’m not even joking that it was 33-lbs. I know for a fact it was because I paid, by the pound, to have it all shredded.

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June 21, 2018

Food For Thought If You Want To Open Up A Restaurant

I came across some really interesting data the other day about how much, on average, local restaurants make each day they’re open. Womply published their State Of Local Restaurants Report and in it found that restaurants make, on average, $1700 a day.

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April 23, 2018

Community Sourced Capital Closing Their Doors

Raising capital is tough for food businesses so in the past I’ve been excited to share resources such as Community Sourced Capital as a way for food entrepreneurs to get the money they need to run their companies. So it was incredibly sad to receive an email from Community Sourced Capital saying that they are…

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