Season 17 | Episode 1
A mushroom farm near Monterey Bay grows unique varieties like Lion’s Mane and Cauliflower mushrooms. Discover how to prepare a Wild Mushroom Galette with chimichurri sauce. Visit a bustling farm in California’s Central Valley as they harvest bell peppers. Meet the women who own a rural farm in Pennsylvania that’s a leader in organic and sustainable agriculture.
Try out some of our favorite recipes featuring fresh ingredients grown throughout the Heartland! Join our cooking expert and host on dozens of new culinary adventures in Farm to Fork with Sharon Profis.
Explore American Agriculture
California leads the nation in the production of specialty crops. Specialty crops include many fruits, vegetables, herbs and spices, tree nuts, even flowers and nursery plants.
Discover the sometimes-ancient origins of some of our favorite foods – where they came from and how some arrived in North America. Plus, we’ll learn some myths and facts about their benefits.
Working the Land
Interested in a career in agriculture? Meet some of the people who make their living bringing food, fuel, and fiber to the nation and the world. Discover how technology, science, and innovation plays a huge part in many exciting ag careers that you can pursue.
Off the Shelf
Join Jason Shoultz as he roams grocery store aisles selecting a wide array of fresh products to learn how they’re made and offered to consumers.
Now in its 17th Season
Since our very first episode in 2005, America’s Heartland has been proud to share the stories of America’s hardworking, innovative farmers and ranchers.
We’re inspired by one simple idea: help consumers understand what it takes to bring food, fuel, feed, and fiber to the nation and the world.
Lesson Plans and Study Guides for Students and Teachers
Celebrate the diversity and contribution of farmers and ranchers in feeding, clothing, and fueling the world by bringing America’s Heartland into the classroom, whether virtual or in-person.
America’s Soybean Industry
Rural Development Across America
Harvest Season for Midwestern Farms