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Go Fish! (#201H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

From the Founding Farmers to the modern Farm Bill, what has 200 years of progress brought to the table? More food at lower prices for sure, but also food fights over the environment, hunger, nutrition and waste. In this opening episode, politicians, policy watchdogs and food experts take viewers on a personal tour through the history of food and agriculture in America. There's an entry point for everyone in the conversation about how we feed ourselves.

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The Meat of the Matter (#202H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TV14 (Secondary audio: DVI)

The top six inches of soil are the most precious, but least understood, ecosystem on earth - yet we continue to treat soil like dirt. Food Forward gets down and dirty with large-scale Midwestern composters, California carbon farmers reversing climate change and a West Virginia poultry farmer creating "biochar" from chicken poop. Explore new frontiers beneath our feet that just might save our soil.

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Seeds of Change (#203H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Seeds represent hope, a new beginning. Amid battles over GMO crops and monocultures that dominate American farmlands, Food Forward travels to meet seed savers pursuing grassroots alternatives. From the dry deserts of Arizona to corn and soybean growers in Iowa and Illinois, genetic diversity does matter and the roots of change are taking hold.

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SOS: Save Our Soil (#204H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TV14 (Secondary audio: DVI)

How can agriculture use less water and still grow enough food for everyone? Are we finally emerging from the water wars of the west that pitted Native American tribes and environmentalists against farmers and ranchers? Food Forward dives into solutions that some water users are discovering to protect this most precious resource in the face of drought, politics and environmental conflicts.

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Urban Agriculture Across America (#101H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

This pilot episode explores real people with new food ideas, including urban agriculture in Oakland, sustainable fishing in Milwaukee, farming the food deserts of Detroit, and soil science and beekeeping on rooftops in New York City.

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Modern Milk (#205H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

By mid-century, 90% of the world's commercial fish may be tapped out. But we're not sunk yet. Food Forward sets sail with a different breed of fishermen who make their living on the water while treading lightly upon it. Meet old school fishermen in the Pacific Northwest reviving the tuna industry, young fishermen (and women) creating Community Supported Fisheries along the Eastern seaboard and the next generation of fish farmers in western Massachusetts.

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School Lunch Revival (#206H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Cheap meat is actually quite costly, taking its toll on America's health and the environment. The good news is it's now possible to have your steak and eat it, too. Food Forward meets a new breed of ranchers who are leading the red meat revolution by returning to traditional styles of raising cattle. Iowan bison ranchers, Georgian cattlemen and Californian cowgirls all have one thing in common - grass.

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The Future of Food (#207H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

American dairy is undergoing a renaissance. A cottage industry of dairy farmers, cheese makers and creameries is creating delicious alternatives to industrial milk. Food Forward meets West Coast raw milk revolutionaries, Vermont cheese entrepreneurs making serious cheddar, and ice cream innovators in San Francisco and New York City.

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Food (Justice) for All (#208H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

All public school kids have access to free or reduced price lunch, but affordability doesn't necessarily mean it's good for them. Detroit's renegade lunch lady is not only serving kids healthy food, she has them growing it, too. Houston schools are joining a national movement with "seed to plate" classroom cooking, and in North Carolina, a new generation of service members is connecting farmers and schools.

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Quest for Water (#209H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

A new breed of passionate farmers, chefs and hackers is revamping the American food system. Combining people's passions and technological ingenuity, Food Forward explores a host of solutions, including tech savvy growers flying crop-monitoring drones and one of the nation's most prestigious culinary schools, which is helping one veteran find a new calling.

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Make Food, Not Waste (#210H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Americans throw away 34 million tons of food each year. That's like tossing a quarter of the groceries we buy directly into the trash. But where some see garbage, others find green gold. Food Forward explores the secret life of food scraps, landfills and the people who love them. San Francisco is leading the charge in composting municipal food waste, a food bank is rescuing confiscated food from the Arizona/Mexico border patrol and a Brooklyn bucket lady collects food scraps kitchen by kitchen.

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Food on the Brain (#211H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

This episode explores the disconnect between the belly and the brain and America's national eating disorder. A journey to Cornell's Food and Brand Lab unveils the psychology of consumer habits and introduces viewers to simple tips and tricks for a healthier diet; and researchers in Boulder, Colorado, are mapping the human microbiome with amazing results.

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Wild Food, I Think I Love You (#212H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Once upon a time, wild food was all there was. If you didn't pick it, catch it or kill it, you didn't eat. That's all changed, of course, but what have we lost in our move from the wilderness that once supported us? And what could we gain by rediscovering foraging as a source of food? Food Forward heads deep into America's backwoods, joining mushroom pickers on Washington's Olympic peninsula, charitable deer hunters in North Carolina and roadkill eaters in West Virginia.

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The U.S. of Agriculture (#213H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

From the founding farmers to the modern farm bill, what has 200 years of progress brought to the table? More food at lower prices for sure, but also food fights over the environment, hunger, nutrition and waste. In this episode, politicians, policy watchdogs and food experts take a tour through the history of food and agriculture in America. There's an entry point for everyone in the conversation about how we feed ourselves.

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    • KQET (DT25) Over the Air: Wed 8/27

      We are aware of the break-up issues for our DT25 Over the Air signal in the Monterey/Salinas area. This will also affect viewers of any cable or satellite signal provider using that transmitter as their source. Engineers are working on the problem.

    • Week of 8/25: Sutro Tower work (including KQED 9 Over the Air)

      (Affects several San Francisco TV & Radio stations, including KQED 9.1, 9.2 & 9.3) During the week of August 25, Monday through Friday, between 9am and 4pm, several TV and radio stations will be switching to their Auxiliary antennas. This is being done so that the tower crew can perform routine maintenance on the regular […]

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      (DT25.1, 25.2, 25.3) KQET DT25 was off the air for a portion of Sunday morning, due to the transmitter taking a power hit. The signal has been restored. Most receivers should have re-acquired our signal once it returned, but a few Over the Air viewers may need to do a rescan in order to restore […]

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