Are you an association or small business looking for an efficient way to access agri-food training?  We provide training to small to medium-sized food and tourism-based businesses to help them gain the skills and knowledge they need.


Small Business Training

Agri-food Training

Our custom training is designed to take your business to the next level.  Increase customers, grow your brand, sell your product.

Training Programs
Agri-food Market Development

Market Development

Increase your market awareness and capacity with our experienced team.  Ask us about new market opportunities.

Market Development Programs
Agri-food Market Research

Market Research

Gain customized market intelligence to maximize current and emerging opportunities. Stay on trend and avoid costly mistakes.

Market Research Programs

Do you need help to grow your domestic or international market?

Take advantage of new opportunities offered through the Ministry of Agriculture.

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A New Approach To Learning

Blended Learning

Small Business Training

Get the flexibility of online learning combined with the power of a professional industry network.

Digital Flexibility

Small Business Training

Access learning materials across platforms, across device and across time zones. This is learning YOUR WAY.

Networks That Work!

Small Business Training

Our programs don’t just give you information, they connect you with a network of industry professionals with real-life experience.



It was great to work with Grounded Strategies. The Introduction to E-commerce seminar was very well run and I am confident that the attendees took away some good ‘food’ for thought.
Bob Hermanutz, Purdys Chocolatier - Presenter at Introduction to E-Commerce Seminar, March 1, 2016
We had just started a new business and had no idea how to sell ourselves or our product. Gayle immediately addressed this and created a compelling marketing plan for us to implement.She has been a great mentor to us, and has helped us really focus on our key objectives and how to reach them.
Anna & Chris, Cove Adventure Tours
I found Gayle Palas of Grounded Strategies to have a very creative and yet hands style when it came to mentoring my marketing staff at Zero Xeno.
Bonnie Penner, Zero Zeno
Grow your business with agri-food training from Grounded Strategies

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