A Cook on the Wild Side
1 Series, 4 Episodes
Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall now expands his operation by renting a four-acre field and buying more livestock. And he participates in the annual nettle-eating competition.
Hugh has problems with uncooperative chickens and troublesome rabbits. But he battles on, determined to turn adversity into opportunity.
Hugh donates one of his pigs to his landlord's medieval fair, held to raise money for charity
It's late summer at River Cottage but the weather is far from seasonal. Torrential rain washes out Hugh's entire hay harvest and his polytunnel full of tomatoes is beset with blight.
Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall embarks on the big financial venture of summer, harvesting his entire tomato crop to sell at the local Farmers' Market
In the final programme of the series, autumn is nearly over and Hugh is concerned about a winter short of firewood and animal feed