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, Feb 23, 2013 -- 2:00 PM
Saddle up for a California cattle roundup. Haul in the "heads" at an Arizona lettuce farm. Take our quiz to learn more about "crop rotation". Join Nevada sheep ranchers in preventing open range grass fires and sample Kentucky's unique bourbon soy sauce.
KQED Life: Sat, Feb 9, 2013 -- 2:00 PM
Bring in the colorful harvest on a Florida blueberry farm. Pass the salt and learn about the history of popcorn. Cook up some unique asparagus recipes with Sharon Vaknin and climb to new heights at a New Orleans rooftop farm.
KQED Life: Sat, Feb 2, 2013 -- 2:00 PM
Meet a Montana family finding success by combining farming and fishing. Take to the ocean for a New England program that delivers seafood direct to consumers. Haul in the harvest with an Arkansas family with a passion for exceptional produce.