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Ohio (#3603H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Explore Ohio. Visit a man who wasn't happy with what he saw working as a dairy farmer, so he started his own grass-fed dairy. Then, meet a couple who run their own fermenting business using the produce from their farm. Learn a few easy techniques for planting collard greens and preparing for the fall from Volunteers for Veggies, an urban gardening program that donates food to the needy. Restaurant owner Jose Salazar demonstrates how to make tandoori chicken wings.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sun, Apr 30, 2017 -- 9:30am Remind me

San Diego (#3613H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Head to idyllic San Diego. Restaurant owner and gardener Trish Watlington shows how to pre-soak, inoculate and plant fall peas, and explains why and how to combat the infestation of white flies by planting marigolds. Chef and restaurateur Javier Plascencia prepares a dish of quail and farrato. Go diving with sea urchin diver Pete Halmay, who has been practicing this tradition for more than 30 years, and visit the sisters who grow Thai produce at their home farm to supply their restaurant Suppanee House of Thai.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, May 6, 2017 -- 12:30pm Remind me

New York City (#3604H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

See how innovative gardeners and farmers make it work in New York City. First, visit a former chef who uses ocean water from Long Island to make her own salt on Manhattan rooftops. Venture into the parks of the city to see the wild bounty available for urban foraging and then ascend to the rooftops of two Brooklyn farms to learn about their gardening techniques. Finally, Chef Einat Admony of Balaboosta restaurant prepares two simple and elegant eggplant dishes.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sun, May 7, 2017 -- 9:30am Remind me

Minnesota (#3601H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Visit Minnesota and meet a Hmong family who came to the U.S. as refugees from Laos and now owns an organic farm. Take a look at a sustainable farm run by a young couple who epitomize do-it-yourself, then travel to Tiny Diner farm to meet a young gardener who demonstrates growing tomatoes and basil by trellising. Food and Wine Magazine best new chef winner Jamie Malone cooks two dishes inspired by Laotian food and duck eggs.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, May 13, 2017 -- 12:30pm Remind me

The Bay Area (#3605H) Duration: 26:16 STEREO TVG

Edible San Francisco editor Bruce Cole gives gardening tips from his backyard garden, including how to humanely remove pests from the garden. Head to the farmers market with Inna Jam's Dafna Kory to pick up some delicious fruit before making jam. Then, visit the Mandela Foods Co-op - a co-operative grocery store created by the community within a food desert. Finish up with a recipe by food writer and cook Samin Nosrat, who cooks up an herb salad and confit tomatoes on toast.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sun, May 14, 2017 -- 9:30am Remind me

Memphis (#3602H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Memphis, Tennessee, is this week's destination. Visit an organic garden in a tough South Memphis neighborhood that has become a source of community unity. Learn about making the best possible hospital food from Chef Miles McMath, who brings fresh local food into the cafeterias at St. Jude's Hospital. Then expert gardeners John Petty and Michael Minnis teach viewers how to plant a burlap sack garden and how to save seeds. Finally, Chef Ryan Trimm serves up catfish, okra and succotash.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, May 20, 2017 -- 12:30pm Remind me

Palm Beach (#3606H) Duration: 26:16 STEREO TVG

Visit Palm Beach, Florida, where Dr. John Zahina-Ramos of Just One Backyard shows how to plant sweet potatoes in a wheelbarrow and then how to make a wall garden. Then visit Jojo Milano, who left the urban life of Miami to start a farm in rural Palm Beach County where she raises purebred Nubian and Lamancha goats and makes cheese from their milk. Next, head to the water to see how Eric Finn dives for the invasive lionfish and spiny lobster. Finish up in the kitchen of Chef Clay Conley, who serves up lionfish, escabeche-style.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sun, May 21, 2017 -- 9:30am Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

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    • KQED TV All Channels: Planned outage late Fri/early Sat 1/14 midnight-2am

      All KQED television channels will be off the air late Friday/early Saturday 1/14 beginning at midnight for approximately two hours to perform maintenance and upgrades to our electrical system. These improvements will help KQED maintain and continue our broadcast service to the community. We will return to our regularly scheduled programs as soon as work […]

    • Wed 12/28: KQET DT25 Over the Air signal restored

      UPDATE: signal was restored apx 6pm (DT25.1 through 25.3) We are aware that our transmitter servicing the Watsonville/Monterey/Salinas area, KQET, is off the air. Engineers are on their way from San Francisco to check it out. Estimated time for repairs not yet known.

    • Planned KQET (DT25) outage: early Sun 12/18 apx 1am

      (DT25.1 through 25.3) Due to maintenance and software update work being done by one of the paid signal providers, KQET-25 will need to go off the air for apx 15-30 minutes at apx 1am.

To view previous issues and how they were resolved, go to our TV Technical Issues page.

KQED DTV Channels

KQED 9, KQET

KQED 9 / KQET

Channels 9.1, 54.2, 25.1
XFINITY 9 and HD 709
Wave, DirecTV, Dish Network, AT&T U-verse: Channel # may vary, labeled as KQED, or as KQET in the 831 area code.
Outstanding PBS programming, KQED original productions, and more.

All HD programs

KQED Plus, KQET

KQED Plus / KQEH

Channels 54.1, 9.2, 25.2
XFINITY 10 and HD 710
Wave, DirecTV, Dish Network, AT&T U-verse: Channel # may vary, labeled as KQEH
KQED Plus, formerly KTEH.
Unique programs including the best British dramas, mysteries, and comedies.

PBS Kids

PBS Kids

(starts Jan 16, 2017)
Channel
54.4, 25.3
XFINITY 192
Wave: Channel # may vary.
Quality children's programming. Live streaming 24/7 at pbskids.org.

KQED Life

KQED Life

Channel 54.3
XFINITY 189
Wave: Channel # may vary.
Best of arts, food, gardening, how-to, and travel.

KQED World

KQED World

Channel 9.3, 54.5
XFINITY 190
Wave: Channel # may vary.
Best of non-fiction programs including public affairs, local and world events, nature, history, and science.