America The Bountiful

AMERICA THE BOUNTIFUL will take viewers on a weekly journey into America's heartland to learn about culture and find inspiration in the personal, emotionally moving chronicles of farmers, artisans, restauranteurs, and home cooks through the fare that they grow, produce, and eat. In each of 13 episodes, Capri meets with guests to shine a spotlight on the vibrant, and culturally diverse untold food stories and traditions hidden in rural and small-town America. From indigenous chefs to multigenerational family farmers, Capri introduces the audience to those who make up the cultural and culinary tapestry that forms the rich story of the United States.

Sun, May 26 9:30 A.M. Blue Crabs In Maryland     NHPBS (11.1)

Maryland is synonymous with crabs and has been dating back to the 17th century.

Sun, Jun 2 9:30 A.M. Corn In Arizona     NHPBS (11.1)

Corn is a sacred food for all indigenous tribes of Arizona, including the Tohono O'odham, Yoemi, Navaho and Hopi.

Sun, Jun 9 9:30 A.M. Ramps In West Virginia     NHPBS (11.1)

Known for their pungent smell and uniquely delicious flavor, ramps have been foraged across North America for centuries.

Sun, Jun 16 9:30 A.M. Pecans In Georgia     NHPBS (11.1)

The term pecan was coined by the Algonquin from the word "pacane," which means a nut that needs to be cracked with a stone in the Algonquin language.

Sun, Jun 23 9:30 A.M. Maple Syrup In Vermont     NHPBS (11.1)

One of the oldest food traditions in America is tapping trees for sap and boiling it down for the prized natural sweetener, maple syrup.

Sun, Jun 30 9:30 A.M. Cheese & Beer In Wisconsin     NHPBS (11.1)

Wisconsin is known for its cheese and its beer. Both serve as a guide to how German and Swiss immigrants shaped the culture of Wisconsin we enjoy today.

Sun, Jul 7 9:30 A.M. Massachusetts: Cranberry Bogging Through the Bay State     NHPBS (11.1)

Indigenous people have been harvesting and eating wild cranberries for millennia.


Watch America The Bountiful - Clips, Episodes & Previews


America The Bountiful By Episode



NHPBS Over-the-Air Broadcast

WENH-TV Ch. 11 Durham

WLED-TV Ch. 48 Littleton

WEKW-TV Ch. 18 Keene

W50DP-D Ch. 50 Hanover

W34DQ-D Ch. 34 Pittsburg

Cable and Satellite Channels


NHPBS Five Channels

NHPBS - 11.1

NH Explore - 11.2

NH World - 11.3

NH Create - 11.4

NH Kids - 11.5

Learn More


NHPBS NHPBS Passport Passport

This Old House | E23 | Glen Ridge Generational | A Breath of Fresh Air
Ask This Old House | E23 | Garden Restore, Bathroom Fan | Ask This Old House
MaryLand | Episode 1
Guilt | Episode 1
Art Happens Here with John Lithgow | Art Happens Here with John Lithgow
AfroPoP: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange | Freedom Hill
American Masters | The Incomparable Mr. Buckley (ASL)
Local, USA | Fire Tender
Great Performances | Now Hear This
Changing Planet | Coral Special
Antiques Roadshow | North Carolina Museum of Art, Hour 3
Next at the Kennedy Center | Joshua Redman where are we
Poetry in America | July in Washington
Julius Caesar: The Making of a Dictator | Ides of March
Nature | Extreme Lives | Raptors: A Fistful of Daggers
The Real Story of Mr Bates vs The Post Office | The Real Story of Mr Bates vs The Post Office
Mr Bates vs The Post Office | Episode 1
Independent Lens | Matter of Mind: My Parkinson's
Finding Your Roots | Viewers Like You
Alice & Jack | Episode 1
Nolly | Episode 2
History with David Rubenstein | Jeffrey Frank
Menus-Plaisirs - Les Troisgros | Menus-Plaisirs - Les Troisgros
Austin City Limits | ACL 9th Annual Hall of Fame Honors Trisha Yearwood
Rick Steves' Europe | Mighty Alps
NOVA | Building the Eiffel Tower
Gospel | Gospel's Second Century
Reel Midwest: Homegrown | Episode 4
GOSPEL Live! Presented by Henry Louis Gates, Jr. | GOSPEL Live! Presented by Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
ROAR: The Story of the Southern Columbia Football Tigers | ROAR: The Story of the Southern Columbia Football Tigers
American Experience | Nazi Town, USA