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.

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America's Heartland

A California farmer helps you raise exotic mushrooms at home. A New Mexico program for beginning farmers. Native American tribes bring in a wild rice harvest in Minnesota. Mississippi rural life is celebrated in blues music.

  • 2016-10-02T01:30:00-07:00
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America's Heartland

An Ohio farm family sells to markets overseas. A young Virginian returns to his farming roots. Farm to fork carrot soup. The "Big Apple" means produce success for a New York farm family.

  • 2016-10-09T01:30:00-07:00
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America's Heartland

Arkansas soybeans make their way into dozens of products. Georgia farmers haul in a harvest of peanuts. Equine fans celebrate Tennessee "Mule Days." It's a field of spiny plants for Arizona cactus farmers.

  • 2016-10-16T01:30:00-07:00
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America's Heartland

A California farmer finds success with sweet potato vodka. Iowa farmers turn their corn fields into vineyards. Farm to Fork Candied Orange Salad. Wisconsin's "Sassy Cows Creamery" creates specialty dairy products.

  • 2016-10-23T01:30:00-07:00
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