The Farm Fixer

December 2014
25:04

S1 Ep8 - Phil Brown

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Phil Brown - Businessman Nick Hewer is on a mission to help small farms diversify. This time he is in Newry with Phil Brown, Northern Ireland’s answer to Dr Dolittle. Phil wants to use his 17-acre site to develop a mobile petting farm for his vast array of pint-sized animals, from pigmy goats, miniature ponies and micro-pigs to llamas. Nick has ambitious plans incorporating re-branding, franchising and expansion, but will Phil be able to think big for once? (From the UK) (Documentary Series) (F...
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S1 Ep7 - Paul & Richard

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Paul & Richard - Businessman Nick Hewer is on a mission to help small farms diversify. This time Nick wants to help Paul Craig, the owner of an organic smallholding, who is struggling to keep his business going. Paul has recently lost a supermarket contract for his eggs. However, Nick sees reasons to be hopeful as chef Richard Brown has turned the old farm shop into a tearoom with the potential of both businesses working together to create new products. (From the UK) (Documentary Series) G CC
25:03

S1 Ep6 - Mike & Rhonda Nurse

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Mike and Rhonda Nurse - Businessman Nick Hewer is on a mission to help small farms diversify. This time Nick is in County Londonderry, helping Mike and Rhonda Nurse as they attempt to set up an equestrian centre and build self-catering accommodation. Nick is pushing them to open in time for the summer season. However, Mike and Rhonda don't seem to feel the same sense of urgency. With both parties working to different deadlines, can Nick help them reach their goals? (From the UK) (Documentary Se...
November 2014
25:00

S1 Ep5 - Colin Heron

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Colin Heron - Businessman Nick Hewer is on a mission to help small farms diversify. This time Nick visits Tullyveery House in County Down, home to Colin Heron. The estate's cattle and sheep herds are no longer enough to support the Georgian house and gardens. Colin's plan is to rent some of the garden for marquee weddings, but Nick wants him to be much more ambitious. Will Nick be able to convince Colin to open up his house and become much more commercial? (From the UK) (Documentary Series) G CC
25:00

S1 Ep4 - Gordon Fallis

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Gordon Fallis - Businessman Nick Hewer travels to a smallholding near Enniskillen, County Fermanagh, to help environmentally conscious farmer Gordon Fallis turn his home-brewing hobby into a viable business. Nick is determined to get Gordon's beer out of Fermanagh and into the pubs of London, but will Gordon get his microbrewery built in time? (From the UK) (Documentary Series) G CC
25:00

S1 Ep3 - John & Ingrid Brownlee

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John & Ingrid Brownlee - Businessman Nick Hewer continues his mission to help small farms diversify and develop new business. This time Nick begins his quest at Brownlee's apple farm in County Fermanagh. Can Nick help them add value to their crop? The Brownlees are also sitting on one of the biggest natural water sources in Europe - but should they be selling? (From the UK) (Documentary Series) G CC
25:00

S1 Ep2 - Charlie Cole

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Charlie Cole - Businessman Nick Hewer continues his mission to help small farms diversify. This time Nick is in Ballycastle with 23-year-old Charlie Cole. Charlie needs to turn his parents' farm into a viable business that can support him and his younger brothers. However, Charlie's risky plan involves making money from two unusual sources - harvesting seaweed and raising male goats for meat. (From the UK) (Documentary Series) G CC
October 2014
25:00

S1 Ep1 - David & Helen Harrison

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David & Helen Harrison - Times are tough for small family farms; many are now in crisis and need help. In this series, businessman Nick Hewer provides the strategic planning expertise these farmers so desperately need. Nick begins his mission with the Harrisons, who have a 90-acre farm on the Ards Peninsula. They are planning to invest nearly half a million pounds to turn their small plant nursery into an eighty seat restaurant and farm shop. (From the UK) (Documentary Series) G CC
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