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.
Episode #913H Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
Jason Shoultz discovers how a direct to consumer sales program has brought success to a California organic Farm. A Nebraska farm family cashes in on a growing demand for gluten free flour made from sorghum. Stefanie Cruz explains just what gluten is and how it affects those with digestive disorders. And school children in Virginia help farmers succeed with a farm to school program that brings local products into the lunchroom.
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Episode #914H Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
Reporter John Lobertini takes us to the rocky coast of Maine where lobster fishermen are facing new challenges as they harvest crustaceans from the Atlantic Ocean. Sarah Gardner discovers how Arkansas farmers are finding fish farming to be profitable-hundreds of miles from the ocean. And a special kind of oyster farming in Maryland's is helping clean up pollution in Chesapeake Bay.
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Episode #1001H Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
Sample new varieties of sunflower snacks. Check out the research to "build a better tomato." See how the National Seed Bank protects America's crops. Dig into the story of how science is improving our soils.
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Episode #1002H Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
Discover the dirt on farming without soil. Climb to the heights for a look at a supermarket rooftop garden. Scientists bring in a colorful crop of algae. And haul in a watery harvest of seaweed.
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