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MANY WAYS TO LEARN AND GROW

GO TO MARKET

ACCELERATE FOR GROWTH

MARKET ACCESS PROGRAM

The primary goal for all of our programs is to arm entrepreneurs to make better business decisions – now and into the future.

That’s why our programs aren’t just about classes. They bring curriculum, coaching and community together in a structured approach, supported by assignments and activities where you’ll apply what you learn in class to create sales materials, financial reports and other tools. The best part is that you won’t be doing it alone – you’ll share the experience with other entrepreneurs who understand what it’s like starting and leading a business.

When you graduate from a GFA program, you’ll receive free GFA Membership for a year, giving you the opportunity to leverage all if its Membership benefits for your business.

The primary goal for all of our programs is to arm entrepreneurs to make better business decisions – now and into the future.

That’s why our programs aren’t just about classes. They bring curriculum, coaching and community together in a structured approach, supported by assignments and activities where you’ll apply what you learn in class to create sales materials, financial reports and other tools. The best part is that you won’t be doing it alone – you’ll share the experience with other entrepreneurs who understand what it’s like starting and leading a business.

When you graduate from a GFA program, you’ll receive free GFA Membership for a year, giving you the opportunity to leverage all if its Membership benefits for your business.

TWO MONTH PROGRAM

GO TO MARKET (G2M)

When you’re just starting your business, your focus is on building a foundation for future success. The G2M program highlights general business, financial and commerce topics so you can be confident that the decisions you make today set you up for growth tomorrow. You’ll also be paired with an industry expert as your mentor.

The G2M program is offered two times each year. To apply, just download and complete the GFA Application.

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GFA Application

THREE-MONTH PROGRAM

GO TO MARKET (G2M)

When you’re just starting your business, your focus is on building a foundation for future success. The G2M program highlights general business, financial and commerce topics so you can be confident that the decisions you make today set you up for growth tomorrow. You’ll also be paired with an industry expert as your mentor.

The G2M program is offered two times each year. To apply, just download and complete the GFA Application.

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Application

FOUR MONTH PROGRAM

ACCELERATE FOR GROWTH (A4G)

ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS NOW – JUNE 10, 2022

After being in business a while, it’s time to think about how to scale your business. A4G helps you take a close look at five areas of your business: management, operations, sales, financials, and marketing. The course material is taught by experts and all participants are paired with mentors who provide additional support and insight.

A4G is offered once each year and is often the next step for G2M graduates (but G2M is not required). Download the application instructions to get started.

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Application Instructions

FOUR WEEK PROGRAM

MARKET ACCESS PROGRAM (MAP)

The Market Access Program focuses on giving good food entrepreneurs the opportunity to place their products on retail shelves and gain unique customer insights in a guided multi-week program. Participants will develop retail-focused selling materials, learn what retailers want and how to measure success. Contact us at GFA@familyfarmed.org to get started.

MAP PROGRAM

MARKET ACCESS PROGRAM (MAP)

The Market Access Program focuses on giving good food entrepreneurs the opportunity to place their products on retail shelves and gain unique customer insights in a guided multi-week program. Participants will develop retail-focused selling materials, learn what retailers want and how to measure success. Contact us at GFA@familyfarmed.org to get started.

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Application

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