This series celebrates US agriculture, horticulture and aquaculture by spotlighting the diverse group of men and women providing food, fuel and fiber to the world. Season 5 boasts a fresh format, faster pacing, new regular features and on-camera contributors, and a greater emphasis on direct-to-consumer issues in urban environments. The series also welcomes back the popular "Harvesting Knowledge" (about the history of food and farming), "Voices from the Heartland" and "Along the Way" segments, and introduces "Off the Shelf," a recurring segment which traces the origins of everyday grocery-store products.
Episode #902H Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
Saddle up for a close encounter with wild mustangs in California. Meet a Kentucky man with a retirement home for racehorses. Join a veterinarian making house calls for horses.
- KQED Life: Sat, Apr 19, 2014 -- 2:00pm
Episode #903H Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
Visit an Idaho farm using technology to let consumers "track" their produce. Meet Kansas City bakers supporting local wheat farmers. Head west to California where poultry producers make a commitment to animal welfare. Go inside an airline flight kitchen delivering "bon appetite" at 30 thousand feet.
- KQED Life: Sat, May 3, 2014 -- 2:00pm email reminder
Episode #904H Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
Head south for an H2O harvest of crawfish in Louisiana. Meet an Arkansas farmer raising special rice for Japanese diners. Test your kitchen skills with a recipe for Cornish game hens. Join California youngsters in rescuing wild duck eggs to protect waterfowl.
- KQED Life: Sat, May 10, 2014 -- 2:00pm email reminder
Episode #905H Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
Discover how wooly sheep provide materials for unique art pieces. Meet a Wisconsin dairy farmer carving one of a kind figurines. Try your hand at music making with a Tennessee dulcimer maker. Explore agritainment on a Kansas farm with its own pumpkin cannon.
- KQED Life: Sat, May 17, 2014 -- 2:00pm email reminder