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, May 25, 2013 -- 2:00 PM
Bring in a colorful harvest of irises with a California farm family. Learn what to look for when you reach for orange juice on the supermarket shelf. Sample a unique vintage of wine from...Wyoming and join some New Mexico residents bringing the produce from an Albuquerque urban farm.
KQED Life: Sat, May 18, 2013 -- 2:00 PM
Travel back in time to Kentucky land that's been farmed by the same family for more than 200 years. Examine the science behind the effort to develop America's best looking lawns. Take you pick of some great apricot recipes and join Louisiana trackers on the hunt for feral hogs destroying farmland.
KQED Life: Sat, May 11, 2013 -- 2:00 PM
Hitch up the team for an Arizona draft horse vacation. Log on to the blog of a Virginia farm family that champions agriculture. Test you agriculture knowledge - just what is "gluten free"? Join a Kentucky sheep roundup for one of a kind wool creations.