Series 2 Episode 6
11.05PM Thu 11 September 2014

In this edition Charlie battles bovine TB, only to be delivered another devastating blow when his potato crop shows signs of blight and needs to be bagged up and sent to market immediately.

Ally is a young arable farmer trying to keep his head above water - almost literally. Lakes of rainwater where his crops should be look ominously like the disaster that struck him and his dad the previous year - will they be able to keep the farm afloat?

Will and Calum from Gloucestershire are on a mission to get Britain eating wild food with a new business idea. They do a deal with a local gastro pub to get grouse from Yorkshire on the first day of the shooting season, but, like the challenges facing Charlie and Ally, it turns into a race against time...

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