Nine couples with a dream of leaving the rat-race have the opportunity of a lifetime when they compete to run their very own farm in Suffolk. In each episode, self-made pig farmer Jimmy Doherty introduces the couples to a different aspect of the business, to decide who will be next to leave the competition.
The nine couples must choose a plot of land and show how they would turn a profit. From ploughing to buying and housing livestock, this tough first challenge soon sorts the wheat from the chaff.
Eight couples are left fighting for the chance to run their very own farm in Suffolk. This week, Jimmy Doherty tests them in the competitive world of pig farming.
The couples are introduced to sheep farming, and are set a daunting double challenge.
Jimmy asks the remaining couples to go head to head at a farmers' market to see who can take the most money.
Jimmy Doherty's fledgling farmers are tested on their ability to make money from poultry.
The five remaining couples must learn how to milk sheep and goats.
The remaining three couples battle it out for the two places in next week's final.
With two couples left, Jimmy Doherty faces his toughest decision yet as he must choose who should have the chance to run their own 25-acre farm for a year. To help him make up his mind, he has come up with the farming day from hell.