Farmer Boys

The Farmer Boys franchise serves fresh-cooked, made-to-order meals made with ingredients directly from local farmers. The brand is known for its mascot, The Scarecrow, which is said to protect and serve the food. The franchise was founded in 1981 and awarded its first franchise in 1997. Since then, it has grown to nearly 100 locations across the U.S in California and Nevada. This is an attractive franchise opportunity for prospective franchise owners because of the great support and training that is provided. You can also make a good living while supporting local farmers and serving fresh food to customers. Look into investing in the Farmer Boys franchise.

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Farmer Boys Franchise Cost and Requirements for 2022

Background

In today's world, consumers are looking to eat healthier options when they venture outside of their homes. Are you interested in offering healthier options while also supporting local farmers? If so, then the Farmer Boys franchise could be for you. As a franchise owner with Farmer Boys, you will serve freshly cooked, made-to-order meals made from ingredients grown and harvested by local farmers. It was founded in 1981 and began franchising in 1997. Since then, it has grown to 100 locations across Nevada and California. Their local sources include Alta Dena, which produces milk; the brand looks to get bread from Galasso's; are provided with orange juice from Perricone Farms; and get their apples from Farmington Fresh Orchards, a California-based family farm.
As a franchisee, you will also benefit from the great support and training form the franchise. You can expect a comprehensive 12-week initial training program that will provide you with all the information that you need to run the business successfully. This training will cover food preparation and important aspects of the business, such as hiring and sales. The support and training doesn't stop after the grand opening of your location. You will also be provided with marketing materials, site selection assistance, and more. You will also enjoy volume discounts from the franchise's food suppliers and equipment provides. This will offset  some of your royalty fee and save you time on negotiating for the best price. The franchise will also be there for you for the entirety of your franchise agreement. 

Company Details

Founded: 1981
First franchise: 1997
Headquarters: Riverside, California 
Exclusive territory: Yes
International: No 
Canada: No

 

Support and Training Offered By Farmer Boys

Franchise owners can expect a comprehensive 12-week initial training program that will provide you with all the information that you need to run the business successfully. This training will cover food preparation and important aspects of the business, such as hiring and sales. The support and training doesn't stop after the grand opening of your location. You will also be provided with marketing materials, site selection assistance, and more. 

2022 Franchise Requirements Needed to Own a Farmer Boys Franchise.

What does a Farmer Boys Franchise Cost?

Farmer Boys franchise fees for 2022:

Veterans Incentive: Yes; 25% off the franchise fee
Cash Requirement: $400,000
Net Worth Requirement: $1,000,000
Royalty Fee: 5%
Initial Investment: $1,056,000 - $2,520,000
Initial franchise fee: $45,000 

Is Farmer Boys a Semi Absentee Franchise with a Passive Ownership Opportunity?

No. Farmer Boys is not a semi absentee franchise. The owner of the franchise (the franchisee) is expected to be involved in all aspects of day-to-day operations.

Is Farmer Boys a Home Based franchise?

No. Farmer Boys is not a home based franchise opportunity.

What Do Farmer Boys Franchise Owners Make?

Click here to find out how much Farmer Boys franchisees make. Farmer Boys offers an Item 19 in their Franchise Disclosure Document which provides financial information about select franchisees in their franchise system.

Does Farmer Boys Offer a Veteran Discount?

Yes. Farmer Boys franchise does offer a veteran discount.

Is Farmer Boys Looking for Franchisees in Canada?

No. Farmer Boys franchise is not looking for Canada franchisees.

Is Farmer Boys Looking for International franchisees?

No. Farmer Boys franchise is not looking for International franchisees.

Additional Information

Additional Categories

Food & Restaurants

Number of Units Open

50-100 UNITS

Cash Required

More than $250,000

Passive Franchise

No

Home Based Franchise

No

Item 19 Franchise

Yes

Veteran Discount

No

B2B

No

Franchise Opportunities in Canada

No

International Franchise Opportunities

No

Farmer Boys Franchises for Sale

Click Here to inquire about existing Farmer Boys franchises for sale. We may have Farmer Boys franchise resales. A franchise resale is an already established franchise owned by a franchisee and the franchisee is looking to sell their franchise.

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