Reporter Akiba Howard helps haul in a harvest of potatoes in Colorado. An Idaho farm creates new potato varieties to meet consumer demand. An Arkansas family stakes their future on growing large sweet potatoes. Sharon Profis is in the kitchen with a unique potato recipe.
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.