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, Jul 26, 2014 -- 2:00 PM
Celebrate the variety of rural recipes from cornbread. Heat up the oven to test some recipes with barley. Head for a Wisconsin racetrack where "motor mayhem" is part of the life for a dairy farmer. Visit an Iowa town celebrating its rural heritage.
KQED Life: Sat, Jul 12, 2014 -- 2:00 PM
Meet a Minnesota artist who created a career in painting cows. Travel to a Nebraska "art farm". Head for Colorado where one artist uses a huge canvas to celebrate rural living.
KQED Life: Sat, Jul 5, 2014 -- 2:00 PM
Step back in time to meet a man saving historic windmills. Join a Florida cattle drive with a bovine breed dating back to the 1500's. Test your taste buds on a savory mushroom recipe. Discover how North Dakota farmers work to save rural churches.