America's Heartland

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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
  • #1115 — America's Heartland |
    New Saturday, Mar 25 at 2:30pm TPT LIFE
  • #1116 — America's Heartland |
    New Saturday, Apr 1 at 2:30pm TPT LIFE
  • #1117 — America's Heartland |
    New Saturday, Apr 8 at 2:30pm TPT LIFE
  • #1118 — America's Heartland |
    New Saturday, Apr 15 at 2:30pm TPT LIFE
  • #1119 — America's Heartland |
    New Saturday, Apr 22 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.
    New Saturday, Mar 25 at 2:30pm TPT LIFE
  • #1116 — America's Heartland
    It's milk bottling, race cars and baseball at a special Oregon Dairy. Traveling cows teach California students about agriculture. Maple sugar making at a historic New England farm community. Beekeepers harvest special "Tupelo Honey."
    New Saturday, Apr 1 at 2:30pm TPT LIFE
  • #1117 — America's Heartland
    Learning new skills at sheep shearing school. California cattle ranchers work to save historic grasslands. Heavy lifting at a Georgia watermelon harvest.
    New Saturday, Apr 8 at 2:30pm TPT LIFE
  • #1118 — America's Heartland
    It's all about olive oil! New techniques in raising a centuries old farm product. Olive oil producers compete for the best in show. Consumers learn about cooking correctly.
    New Saturday, Apr 15 at 2:30pm TPT LIFE
  • #1119 — America's Heartland
    Bringing buffalo back to Illinois grasslands. A California man's hobby becomes a successful winemaking operation. Farm to fork Rice main dish meals. A Minnesota company transforms farm fresh cucumbers into old time pickle favorites.
    New Saturday, Apr 22 at 2:30pm TPT LIFE
  • #1120 — America's Heartland
    A Florida ranch helps troubled youths find a better future. California farmers rush to deliver fresh seasonal asparagus. Iowa's historic Amana Colonies continue a farming tradition. Discover how farm fresh sausage kicked off the Bob Evans Restaurants story.
    New Saturday, Apr 29 at 2:30pm TPT LIFE

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