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, Dec 29, 2012 -- 2:00 PM
Take in a tart harvest of cranberries from a historic New England farm. Answer the question: Which is best, canned, frozen or fresh? One woman finds success with an exotic mushroom farm in the heart of one California city.
KQED Life: Sat, Dec 22, 2012 -- 2:00 PM
Saddle up for a rodeo riding school in Montana. Visit a California farm community pulling together to save pollinating honeybees. An Arkansas rancher rounds up a large and growing herd of buffalo.
KQED Life: Sat, Dec 8, 2012 -- 2:00 PM
Ready to discover who makes the world's best cheese? 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.