Host Paul Ryan travels to Brunswick, Missouri to see how agri-tourism helps on farm family. A young Arizona ranch family welcomes new income from tourists and tree harvests. Reporter Yolanda Vazquez explores how "buying local" has benefited Rhode Island dairy farmers. Reporter Jason Shoultz sees how heartland hops and barley help a Minnesota brewery turn out distinctive lines of beer.
A young Arizona ranching couple finds that they need to diversify to help make their historic family ranching operation profitable. That means new ventures like Agri-tourism as well as new product lines.
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Rhode Island dairy farmers decide to cash in on the demand for local agricultural Products by developing their own line of "Rhody Fresh" milk. The cooperative effort opens up new markets and raises the profile of agriculture in the state.
Sycamore Valley Farm
Show host Paul Ryan takes us to Missouri where a farming family opens their home to share the enjoyment that they experience with "Living on the land." Welcoming visitors from all across the country and overseas, the family discovers new appreciation of their own farm as well.
Old World Flavor
It's a Minnesota tradition dating back more than a hundred years. The Schell Brewery uses grain from the heartland to create distinctive beers that are appreciated throughout the Midwest.