Protesters have been occupying a community farm in Fanling after a developer deployed excavators and security guards to clear land it had previously acquired. Are all the villagers ready to hold out? And what is the importance of farming in Hong Kong? A HKFP team speaks to activists at Mapopo Community Farm.

Produced by Marco Chung, Kathy Ho, Aston Law, Petra Loho, John Pang, Dallas Sanders. With thanks to Eva Tam and Kevin Sites. 

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