Urban Farm Fermentory

Investment:
$250,000 Convertible Debt
Enterprise:
Launched in 2010, Urban Farm Fermentory (UFF) produces kombucha, hard cider, and meads featuring ingredients sourced from small and mid-size New England farms. UFF distributes its products in Maine, Massachusetts, and Vermont and sells seasonal products at its Portland, Maine tasting room.
Financing Purpose & Date:
Executed in May 2015, this financing assisted UFF in purchasing equipment, increasing marketing and distribution, and building inventory. UFF also received Consulting Corps business assistance to develop a cash flow forecast ahead of financing. Fair Food Fund also assisted UFF in establishing an advisory board.
Update:
UFF launched new branding for its kombuchas and ciders and opened a new, expanded tasting room.
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