At one time, banks and government agencies encouraged those who owned small farms to borrow funds -- and one family gladly took them up on their offer. But the good times have gone, and the financially strapped family is about to lose the land that their ancestors have farmed for generations. As their farm (like that of so many of their neighbors) approaches the auction block, the mother tries to hold her family together.
A family of farmers struggle to retain possession of their property during a difficult financial crisis. They are suddenly faced with the prospect of losing their land to the insensitive rules of a government bureaucracy more concerned with paperwork than people.