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, Sep 20, 2014 -- 2:00 PM
Jason Shoultz discovers how a direct to consumer sales program has brought success to a California organic Farm. A Nebraska farm family cashes in on a growing demand for gluten free flour made from sorghum. Stefanie Cruz explains just what gluten is and how it affects those with digestive disorders. And school children in Virginia help farmers succeed with a farm to school program that brings local products into the lunchroom.
KQED Life: Sat, Sep 13, 2014 -- 2:00 PM
Discover how Idaho dairy farmers work to protect rivers and streams. Meet a Tennessee couple making award winning goat cheese. Go door to door for home delivery with a Minnesota milkman.
KQED Life: Sat, Sep 6, 2014 -- 2:00 PM
Head for Arizona's bad lands on an unusual sheep drive. Test your haircutting abilities at a Tennessee sheep shearing school. Travel to Nevada where wooly white animals help prevent wildfires.