Disney’s National Geographic has announced a brand new six-part documentary, “Farm Dreams”, will be coming to our screens this summer.
“Farm Dreams” is a six-part documentary series following farmer/forager Indy Officinalis as she connects aspiring farmers with experts in order to help them live out their dream of living in nature on their own terms. More than just an exploration into the worlds of homesteading, aqua, micro, rooftop and indoor farming, hers is a journey of farmers helping farmers.
The first episode is called “Homestead Reborn” and sees Indy Officinalis visits first-time homesteaders Grace and Will Lyons in Washington state. With a baby on the way and Grace’s health at risk, the Lyons need to earn a living off their 10 acres by making the most out of their garden, livestock and pasture. Indy seeks tips from nearby homesteaders to secure Grace and Will’s future, transforming their risky venture into a thriving family farm.
“Farming Is Life” is produced by Nobody’s Hero and ITV America. Jonty Nash, Christopher Potts, Sarah Howell and Bill Pruitt are the executive producers. For National Geographic, Drew Jones is executive producer, and Janet Vissering is senior vice president of development and production.
The first episode will be released on the National Geographic Wild channel in the US on July 29th 2023 at 10/9c, with new episodes being released every Saturday afterwards. With the entire series released on Disney+ in the US on Wednesday 2nd August 2023. No international release details have been announced, but expect the show to eventually be released in other countries at a later date.
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