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, May 21, 2016 -- 2:00 PM
Travel to Colorado where potato farmers race to bring in the harvest. Discover new varieties of spuds making their way to you dinner table. Savor the sweet flavor of famous sweet potatoes from Arkansas.
KQED Life: Sat, May 14, 2016 -- 2:00 PM
Uncover the secret of Louisiana's most famous hot sauce. Visit the Ohio farm where Hollywood came to stay. Connect with the past in renovating century old barns. Uncover the farming "roots" of America's first president.
KQED Life: Sat, May 7, 2016 -- 2:00 PM
Discover the dirt on farming without soil. Climb to the heights for a look at a supermarket rooftop garden. Scientists bring in a colorful crop of algae. And haul in a watery harvest of seaweed.