The series follows the life of two sisters, Nova Bordelon and Charley Bordelon, who, with her teenage son Micah moves to the heart of Louisiana to claim an inheritance from her recently departed father - an 800-acre sugarcane farm.
A woman gives up her upscale Los Angeles lifestyle to return home to a large sugarcane farm in Louisiana after her father suffers a stroke; she reunites with her estranged siblings and learns alarming news about her husband.
The Bordelon siblings try to plan their father's funeral but tensions arise between Charley and Nova; Ralph Angel argues with Aunt Violet about inviting his son; Charley meets someone interested in buying the farm.
Charley, Ralph Angel and Nova discover the contents of their father's will and consider running their newly inherited farm together; Ralph Angel is pushed to his limits when someone tries to take one of his father's possessions.
Ralph Angel tries to run the farm while the other siblings return to their everyday lives; Nova thinks that a friend's son has been wrongly imprisoned and tries to help; Charley resumes managing her husband despite their stained relationship.
Nova's romantic relationship with Calvin, a local cop, becomes strained in her pursuit of justice; Charley faces her husband's accuser; Aunt Violet receives unwelcome feedback at work.
Nova's public comments about Charley's marriage causes a rift between the two; Ralph Angel tries to get out of an illegal arrangement; Charley learns what Davis did during the night in question.
Charley deals with the state of her marriage; Ralph Angel decides to farm full time; Aunt Violet finds out information about Hollywood that threatens their relationship.
As the Bordelons prepare for a hurricane, many of the family's underlying issues are brought to the surface. The incoming storm threatens the farm, and while preparing to protect their property, Remy calls into question Charley's treatment of her staff.
As the siblings work together to repair the damage caused by the hurricane, Charley, Ralph Angel and Remy are shocked to discover two corpses on their property.
Charlie searches for a new mill; and realizes that there's more to the story of the land than originally thought. In other events, Hollywood again tries to mend his relationship with Aunt Violet.
The Bordelons must find a new mill, but with mounting expenses, they need a feasible solution. Charley makes a big step in putting her past with Davis behind her, but when Micah accidentally learns about Charley and Remy’s new relationship, she is overwhelmed with guilt. Too Sweet returns with doubts about his future, and Nova encourages him to change his point of view. Ralph Angel and Darla unite to help Blue navigate issues at school, and Violet makes changes to the diner.
The Bordelons continue to look for a new mill in time for harvest, and Charley's search for an investor motivates her to make a cunning decision in relation to Davis basketball career. Meanwhile, Ralph Angel devises his own solution to the Bordelons dilemma, and Charley's objection creates friction.
Charley continues to make calculated decisions about Davis' basketball career and her desire to secure an investor in the farm. Davis attempts to repair his relationship with his son, Micah, but he faces resistance. Meanwhile, Nova and Calvin finally reunite; however, their relationship causes controversy in the community. Violet learns of Hollywood's departure and tries to make amends, and Ralph Angel makes a shocking discovery that changes everything.Tune in to the gripping season finale of Queen Sugar.
Charley and Davis remain entangled, Ralph Angel tries to find his footing on the family farm and Aunt Violet confronts her feelings for Hollywood. Plus, Micah has a dangerous encounter with a police officer and Nova deals with the loss of her relationship with Calvin and later holds a community fundraiser.
Ralph Angel has an idea for the farm. Charley is blindsided during her final divorce mediation with Davis. Nova holds a community fundraiser. Aunt Violet learns that Hollywood might have been involved in a life-threatening accident.
Micah finds solace at Nova's place. Charley confronts Davis about their custody arrangement. Aunt Violet's time with Hollywood might be short-lived. Nova meets someone at a symposium. Ralph Angel confronts Jacob Boudreaux about spying on his property.
Charley searches for a more permanent home for Micah. A whitefly infestation threatens the farm. Nova adjusts to a new editor who wants her to change her approach. Darla makes a decision that has serious consequences.
Charley's therapist appointment brings to light childhood issues. Nova reunites with Dr. Robert Dubois. Davis meets an intriguing singer. Ralph Angel meets an old friend during a high-pressured situation. Darla finds an unexpected job.
Charley's opening celebration for the Queen Sugar Mill suffers a setback, and Nova learns a surprising fact about her late father. Plus, Ralph Angel has a run-in with someone he previously robbed, prompting a huge confession to his family.
Ralph Angel's confession continues to cause unrest in the family, and his appeal to Darla for emotional support conflicts with Charley's wishes. Meanwhile, Nova learns something surprising about Violet, and Charley and Davis have differing opinions about how to announce their divorce.
Darla reaches out to her family to share her big news. Violet's condition worsens. Nova's Zika story causes concern in the community. Micah finally comes to terms with his emotions. Charley receives an unexpected visit from her mother, and the two have an honest conversation about Charley's upbringing.
Darla reaches out to her family to share her engagement news. Violet's condition worsens. Nova's Zika story causes concern in the community. Micah finally comes to terms with his emotions. Charley receives an unexpected visit from her mother.
An unexpected encounter creates issues between Ralph Angel and Darla. The presence of Charley's mother Lorna gives rise to old tensions in the family. Violet finally sees a doctor about her recurring symptoms.
Nova and Robert's relationship begins to shift. Ralph Angel feels humiliated by Remy. Hollywood and Violet clash over Hollywood's new friend. Lorna finally reveals the true history of her relationship with Nova and Ralph Angel's father.
Nova and Robert's relationship hits a major setback. Darla and Ralph Angel plan their upcoming wedding. Davis offers Charley help with her harvest festival. Later, Davis and Charley realize they've both moved on in new relationships. Davis makes amends.
Remy and Charley question whether they are on the same page in their relationship, Violet receives a life-changing diagnosis, and Nova comes across someone she once loved dearly. Meanwhile, Darla's parents visit the farm, and she reveals a devastating secret to Ralph Angel.
Ralph Angel is left devastated by Darla's news; Charley's business is threatened. Micah has an issue with his school. Nova receives a new opportunity. Violet reveals her diagnosis to Hollywood.
Charley fires Darla after learning that she's lied to her family. Micah gets suspended from school. Hollywood promises to fulfill Violet's wish list. Jacob Boudreaux suggests he and Charley form a partnership.
Ralph Angel finally learns the truth about his biological connection to Blue, Charley Gard exposes her hidden plan for Landry Enterprises, and Nova is propositioned by book publishers.
Violet receives a business proposition that she cannot refuse, Nova faces a difficult career decision, and Micah asks his parents to transfer schools. Plus, Charley learns shocking information about Sam Landry.
Micah starts his new school with excitement, an interaction with Blue leaves Ralph Angel guilt-ridden, and Nova must come up with new material for her book. Plus, Charley reveals her secret plans to Nova, and Darla returns.
Darla and Ralph Angel come face-to-face, Hollywood offers Violet a business solution, and Charley learns more about the Landry and Boudreaux families. Plus, Davis reveals a hidden secret to Micah, and Nova reveals something personal to Remy.
Remy and Nova act on their feelings; Ralph Angel bonds with his boss' daughter; Davis discloses his secret to Charley; Micah and his new friends stumble across something disturbing; Darla and Ralph Angel clarify their relationship to Blue.
Remy and Nova address their feelings; Violet receives a business proposal; Blue finally reveals what happened at school; Charley discovers something suspicious; Ralph Angel goes on a date.
Violet celebrates her 60th birthday, Nova and Remy grow closer, and Darla and Ralph Angel discuss custody. Plus, Violet learns more about her new business arrangement, and the Bordelon family is devastated to discover the Landrys' true plan for the land.
Violet's new business venture may be in trouble. Micah gets involved with a new protest. Charley threatens the Landry Enterprises board.
Charley gains an unexpected ally in her fight against the Landrys. Nova receives an offer she can't refuse. Violet learns the fate of her pie shop. Micah and his friends stage a protest at the plantation.
Violet confronts Nova about her article; Ralph Angel receives a visit from the Department of Children & Family Services; Charley makes another move against Landry Enterprises; Micah confesses to Keke; Nova and Remy decide their future.
Darla and Ralph Angel undergo a heated mediation; Nova makes a confession; Charley confronts Micah about the fire; Charley encounters an unexpected roadblock.
Ralph Angel and Darla find some peace, Violet reveals her lupus diagnosis to her family, and the Council makes a decision about the correctional facility.
Ralph Angel receives some unexpected news; the fate of the correctional facility is revealed; Charley makes a proposal on behalf of the farmers; Violet and Hollywood celebrate their love.