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 24, 2016 -- 2:00 PM
Arizona farmers raise record crops in America's "Winter Salad Bowl." Farmers donate crops to Florida food programs. Farm to fork cauliflower frittata. Montana farmers develop new crops to meet gluten free demands.
KQED Life: Sat, Sep 17, 2016 -- 2:00 PM
New Mexico poultry farmers use yurts to raise "free range" birds. Montana sheep ranchers move thousands of sheep to winter pasture. Louisiana's Loyd Hall Plantation celebrates two centuries of farming. An Illinois farm mixes agriculture and aerospace parts production.
KQED Life: Sat, Sep 10, 2016 -- 2:00 PM
California rice farmer sells direct to consumers. A Virginia farm sets national record(s) for corn harvests. Farm to fork turkey burgers. Wisconsin's "Farm to School" program celebrates local crops as students learn to eat healthier.