America's Heartland


Examine the smartphone’s potential for farming in third-world nations. Then, explore the story of how soybeans became a prevalent part of our diet and travel to California to harvest a glowing white crop of salt.

Air Date 1/10/17

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AMERICA'S HEARTLAND celebrates the men and women across who grow the country's crops, raise its livestock, tend its nurseries and prepare its food. AMERICA'S HEARTLAND taps into the national fascination with food and curiosity about unfamiliar places and ways of life, while also exploring the American values of family, hard work and the spirit of independence. The series, produced entirely on location, portrays the worlds of agriculture, horticulture and aquaculture complete with fascinating stories, compelling characters, innovative ideas and enticing travel destinations.
Upcoming Air Dates
  • #1111 — America's Heartland |
    Saturday, Feb 25 at 2:30pm TPT LIFE
  • #1112 — America's Heartland |
    Saturday, Mar 4 at 2:30pm TPT LIFE
  • #1115 — America's Heartland |
    Saturday, Mar 25 at 2:30pm TPT LIFE
  • #1111 — America's Heartland
    A Colorado program helps veterans become farmers. A traveling school program encourages careers in agriculture. Students learn blacksmithing schools in Kentucky.
    Saturday, Feb 25 at 2:30pm TPT LIFE
  • #1112 — America's Heartland
    Sustainable farm practices save water and energy at California wineries. A South Dakota family uses new technologies to bring their winter wheat to consumers. Efforts in Kansas to save historic prairie grass regions. Riding California's high country with wild Mustangs.
    Saturday, Mar 4 at 2:30pm TPT LIFE
  • #1115 — America's Heartland
    A New England family works to make a 300 year old farm successful. An Illinois farm family sees soybeans as critical to America's overseas trade. A holiday drive jump starts a flower farm career for a California family.
    Saturday, Mar 25 at 2:30pm TPT LIFE
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