Commonly gourd farmers does not graduated from junior high school as their education background, so they does not have an innovation to make a processed food from gourd. One of the efforts to increase the economic value of gourd could be done by skills training for the farmers to make nata from gourd by using booklet. This study aims to (1) develop a counseling bookletsfor the farmers skill training, (2) test the booklets readability, and (3) determine the booklets effectiveness. The validation and readability test results show that the booklet is very valid and suitable to be used for the farmer counseling. The implementation result show that the booklet is very effective to improve the farmersskills in making nata from gourd.