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, Nov 17, 2012 -- 2:00 PM
Saddle up to see how Florida ranchers are saving a historic breed of cattle. Make your choices of popular produce at Alabama's oldest farmers market. Test a new recipe for sweet and spicy corn fritters and discover how a farm school in New Mexico is helping residents in one economically disadvantaged community.
KQED Life: Sat, Nov 10, 2012 -- 2:00 PM
Ready to choose up sides on the "Great Dairy Debate"? Wisconsin may be "America's Dairyland", but California cows have made their mark in the battle over milk production, cheese making and all things dairy. Visit the farms involved in making America's dairy production the envy of the world and sample some results at the World Cheese Championships.
KQED Life: Sat, Nov 3, 2012 -- 2:00 PM
Haul in a harvest of tall timber in the Black Hills of South Dakota. Learn how to cook up some unusual blueberry recipes. Discover how the internet helped four young ladies begin farming and travel to Arizona where one farm specializes in raising cactus.