The South Central Community Navigator: Mainstreet Businesses Focused on Food and Agriculture (MBFFA) project works to enhance sustainability and growth in the agriculture and food-related sector in Region 9. Through a unique collaborative approach, MBFFA will provide counseling, training, technical assistance, and access to resources for small businesses in south-central Minnesota.
MBFFA uses an innovative Hub and Spoke model to identify, plan and deliver services to identified clients. The power of this model is the collaborative approach with each organization building on its established strengths, resources, networks and Regional reputations to achieve the intended results and goals.
Working with partner Spokes to provide outreach, education, and technical assistance to underserved small businesses in the food and agriculture sector in South-Central Minnesota's nine-county region: Sibley, Nicollet, Le Sueur, Brown, Watonwan, Blue Earth, Waseca, Martin, and Faribault.