America's Heartland

2005, TV Show

An examination of American agriculture, horticulture and aquaculture and the people behind the scenes.

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Free | PBS Posted: 5/2/2014

Two Nebraska women using the internet to help promote rural living in Nebraska. Sarah Gardner discovers that technology is making it possible for North Carolina farmers to better reach consumers. Two Kansas farm wives connect with city folks and rural residents with blogs on their new lives on the farm. And smartphone apps make it possible to improve crop yields for farmers in third world nations.

Free | PBS Posted: 5/2/2014

On this special episode, we see how Heartland food products figure into our vacation plans. Set sail on a Carnival cruise where food is as much an attraction as the scenery. Go to a flight kitchen where millions of meals are prepared to enjoy Bon Appetit at 30 thousand feet. Jump on board an Amtrak train from Los Angeles to Seattle and discovers heartland products on rail.

Free | PBS Posted: 5/2/2014

Annie Walker says that cranberries are one of the most important fruits in America. The cranberry is a Native American plant and was growing here long before the first settlers arrived from Europe. Annie s family tie to cranberries dates back before the American Revolution. Today she keeps that tradition alive by growing cranberries on her Annie s Crannies farm in Massachusetts.

Free | PBS Posted: 5/2/2014

Traverse the golden plains and purple mountains majesty as this special edition takes you to our favorite heartland destinations. It's the scenic wonders that draw travelers back, and you'll uncover people, places, and scenery to check off your list.

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Premiered: September 24, 2005, on Public TV
Rating: TV-G
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Premise: An examination of American agriculture, horticulture and aquaculture and the people behind the scenes.

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