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A Farmer's Life for Me

2011 • Game show, Reality

Couples compete to escape the rat-race and run their own farm.

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  • Avsnitt 1 - Making a Living from the Land
    Game show, Reality, S1:A1

    Couples with a dream of leaving the rat-race compete to run their own farm in Suffolk. From factory workers to city execs, they all share a passion for the outdoor life - but do they have what it takes to make it in farming? Here, the couples must choose a plot of land and show how they would tur...

  • Avsnitt 2
    Game show, Reality, S1:A2

    With eight couples remaining, Jimmy tests them in the competitive world of pig farming. They must learn how to groom and exhibit prize-winning pigs at agricultural events, and come up with profitable pork products that will make money. When pigs escape from their pens and recipes go disastrously ...

  • Avsnitt 3 - Sheep Farming
    Game show, Reality, S1:A3

    The pressure is on for the seven remaining couples as Jimmy introduces them to sheep farming and sets them a double challenge. They must undergo a daunting test of herding and shearing skills and come up with an effective campaign to market mutton. The demanding mix of physical and business skill...

  • Avsnitt 4 - Farmer's Market
    Game show, Reality, S1:A4

    Jimmy asks the remaining couples to go head to head at a farmers' market to see who can take the most money. The couples are confronted with a range of seasonal produce which they must turn into products with consumer appeal. It's a huge task and several run into trouble when they do not manage t...

  • Avsnitt 5 - Poultry
    Game show, Reality, S1:A5

    Jimmy Doherty's fledgling farmers are tested on their ability to make money from poultry. After a brief introduction to the industry, which includes mastering the techniques of turkey insemination, the couples must decide what type of birds they want to rear, with options ranging from emus to duc...

  • Avsnitt 6 - Dairy Farming
    Game show, Reality, S1:A6

    The four remaining couples are set the challenge of learning how to milk sheep and goats before turning their milk into dairy products to sell at a local charity event. Jimmy Doherty reveals that the couples will have to work in teams for the first time. The pressure soon shows when couples find ...

  • Avsnitt 7
    Game show, Reality, S1:A7

    It is the semi-final and Jimmy Doherty takes his farming challenges to a whole new level. The three remaining couples must prove they can cope with large seasonal tasks when he gives them the biggest harvest of their lives. They must each pick a mile of strawberry plants and sell the fruit for ma...

  • Avsnitt 8
    Game show, Reality, S1:A8

    It's the final. Nine couples of would-be farmers have been whittled down to just two by Jimmy Doherty. Now he must announce who wins. To help him decide, he has come up with the farming day from hell. Each couple must undergo a daunting series of livestock and arable challenges. The most difficul...