This series celebrates US agriculture and the hard-working farm and ranch families that play a vital role in the nation's food production pipeline. It features long-form stories, food and recipe segments, themed episodes, and segments about the origins of America's food and its journey from the field to the dinner table. It is alternately hosted by a diverse group of engaging reporters, including Jason Shoultz, Sarah Gardner and Rob Stewart.
America's Heartland Previous Broadcasts
KQED Life: Sat, Aug 20, 2016 -- 2:00 PM
Travel to Michigan where new farm technology improves water quality. Meet a Louisiana sugarcane farmer working to save soil for the future.
KQED Life: Sat, Aug 13, 2016 -- 2:00 PM
Travel to South Carolina where one family has been harvesting sweet peaches for almost a century. Take to the fields for a crop of bright red cranberries. Tap into some sweet Vermont maple syrup. Take your pick of tasty California strawberries.
KQED Life: Sat, Aug 6, 2016 -- 2:00 PM
Meet some city folks in Albuquerque trying out urban farming. Discover a centuries old farm in the heart of New York. Haul in the harvest with a New England farm family holding back their suburban neighbors. Move into the dark for a California mushroom harvest.