Jodi: 25-30 Strong, independent farm girl but also tentative when in unfamiliar surroundings. Not coy, not flirty, straightforward, with a sense of humor and common sense. Wants to save the family farm.
Mike: 25-30 Ambitious, professional, but also a bit lost in his chosen field of real estate. Can be smart alecky, but always polite, eager to please, and a genuinely nice guy. Is torn between his newly found affection for farm work and the farmer’s daughter (Jodi) and his rising career in real estate. A young Michael J. Fox type.
Lynn Jared (Mike’s sister) 22-24 High school english teacher, friend of Jodi, a bit younger than Mike. Good sense of humor, instrumental in introducing Mike to Jodi.
Matt Jared – 40’s – Mike’s older brother, going through a divorce, living with Mike, has two teenage kids, tries to give Mike advice.
Bob Stafford - 55-70 Jodi’s father, gruff, no-nonsense, has always worked on the farm and is determined to keep it in the family. Constantly gives Mike a hard time about not knowing anything about “real life.” Can show a softer side and wants the best for Jodi.
Frank Stafford – 25-27 Jodi’s brother, loves the farm, scoffs at Mike, teases Jodi
Willie Looper 19-24 Farm hand, joins Frank in scoffing at Mike and playing pranks on him. Has a rough side with anger issues.
Michael Jared Sr. –early 60’s, - Lawyer, sophisticated, somewhat snotty, wants Mike to leave the farm and concentrate on his real estate career.
Danny Jared – 18-20, Mike’s nephew, Matt’s son, a bit of a smart alec
Scott Jared – 16-18 Mikes’ nephew, Matt’s son, quiet and a bit shy
Skip Stevens – 30’s, Ag Extension Agent, full of himself, visits the farm and hits on Jodi
Jim Poole – 60’s owns real estate co. where Mike works, slick, schemer
Dan Weymouth – 60’s - Bank VP, in on the scheme to foreclose on the farm