A film about villages in the Lipetsk region, about the problem of the population of villages and villages. Types of houses, streets, neighborhoods of the villages of Krasivaya Mecha, Malanino, Chastnaya Dubrava, Troekurovo, Fedyanino villages. Residents of villages of different sex and age at work, in leisure hours, at home. Control check of grain in a rural laboratory. State farm current. Scientist-beekeeper N.V. Chetaykin in the apiary. Surgeon S. Shevchuk during operations in a rural hospital. Teacher E. F. Shanina is a lesson in elementary school.