A comprehensive 10-week course designed for farmers, ranchers, and fishers with 2+ years of experience.
Have you poured years of your life into establishing a farming, ranching or fishing business? Are you ready to work on making your business sustainable for the long run? We’ve got you covered.
October – December 2023
We created this course based on knowledge gained through decades of experience working with small-scale farmers. The Resilerator is not only about “business fundamentals.” It goes deeper, based on each participant’s own self-assessment. It is specifically designed to meet the unique needs of farmers, ranchers, and fishers.
The Resilerator is like a business accelerator, but the emphasis is on long-term resilience, sustainable profits, and responsible practices, rather than an accelerated sprint towards short-term profits. The course begins with each participant completing our Business Resilience Self-assessment. The following ten weeks cover topics including business structure, labor, land tenure, accounting, taxation, credit, insurance, and regulatory compliance. The course ends with setting realistic goals for improving business practices over 2-3 years.
The Resilerator features peer-to-peer learning with farmers serving as co-teachers alongside course instructors.
“I’m looking forward to creating more professional profit/loss and cash flow documents and projecting them out a few years so that I can make more educated decisions.”
In order to be eligible, we ask that you meet the following requirements:
When you complete the course, you become a Resilerator: eligible for one-on-one technical assistance, bookkeeping clinics, and occasional workshops on more advanced topics. You also become eligible for Recovery and Resilience Loans (at 0% interest with no fees) when you apply for financing from California FarmLink.
This course is generously sponsored by: