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A madcap story of two visions of rural Britain colliding in the Devon countryside. What happens when amaverick conservationist lives next door to a committed intensive farmer?

Derek Gow – ex sheep farmer famed for bring back the beaver to Britain – is transforming his land into an oasis for nature. Over the hedge neighbour, Derek Banbury, a traditional dairy farmer, is appalled by what he’s seeing “Its not farming. It’s just a mess.”

As the two Dereks square off about everything from wild boar invasions to slurry pits, the film probes what’s at stake for us all. After run-ins and arguments, can there finally be. Meeting of minds that allow nature to flourish and, at the same time, produce enough food for all?

A film about the fight for the heart of rural Britain.