N.S.E.W. (NORTH, SOUTH, EAST, WEST)
About This Collection
From the mountains of the North to the fields in the South, embrace the past and present of a transformed East coast and explore the wild West's diversity as we experience America. WORLD Channel showcases the best of public media with shows that are rooted locally...sharing the stories that make up the fabric of a new American demographic on N.S.E.W.
Episodes In This Collection
Articulate with Jim Cotter: 305
Making lemonade. Articulate with Jim Cotter explores "The “Can Do” Lab," "The Mother Tongue," and "An Old Head On Young Shoulders."
Around The Corner with John McGivern: Watertown
Watertown has everything you could ask for, and John asked for a lot. He asked to go up on the roof of an octagon house, asked a member of the oldest Civil War band in the world to polka, asked his TV crew not to save his life if he were to fall into the manure pit at Rosy Lane Holsteins, and much more. Enjoy Watertown!
America's Heartland - 1312
Rob Stewart takes us to William Randolph Hearst's ranch; one of the most famous locations in America is home to a grassfed cattle operation; Kristen Simoes travels to meet an Alabama woman rancher working to improve the environment; Jason Shoultz heads for the World Cattle Auctioneering Contest; and an Arkansas ranch raises big buffalo.
N.S.E.W.: Start Up - Don’t Fret about Technology
Gary and crew visit Vermont to talk to Ben and Jeff, co-owners of MusicStoreLive, a site that aims to combine the local guitar shop feel with the online shopping convenience. They head over to Massachusetts to chat with Michelle, owner of LoveTheCool, a digital media agency that serves clients such as CVS, Vogue, and Instacart.
Articulate with Jim Cotter: 306
What matters lasts. Articulate with Jim Cotter explores "The United States of Lila Downs," "The Information Artist," "At Home Going Big," and "The Historical Conquests of Josh Ritter."
Around The Corner with John McGivern: Whitefish Bay
Does anyone, besides John Gurda and the Klode Kru, know that Whitefish Bay is a geographic area of Lake Michigan? Maybe not, but everyone knows that the village east of I-43 surrounding east Silver Spring Drive in Milwaukee County is home to Winkie’s, right? And John McGivern knows that this is one of his favorite close-to-home neighborhoods.
America's Heartland - 1313
Hitch up the team for an Arizona draft horse vacation; log on to the blog of a Virginia farm family that champions agriculture; test your agriculture knowledge - just what is “gluten-free;” and join a Kentucky sheep roundup for one-of-a-kind wool creations.
Start Up - Bringing Home the Chickens
Gary and crew head to Providence, Rhode Island to talk to Drake, owner of Cluck!, an urban farm and garden supply focused on helping customers adapt and maintain a healthy lifestyle. Then they swing over to Ferndale, Michigan, to talk to Bradley, owner of The Home Store, a local real estate agency that helps customers recover from foreclosures.
Articulate with Jim Cotter: 307
Niche definers. Articulate with Jim Cotter explores "The Unsanctioned Art of Jim Garland," "Tank’s Soul Pursuit," and "Ani DiFranco: Still a Righteous Babe."
Around The Corner with John McGivern: Stoughton
If traveling to Norway is not in your budget, start with Stoughton! This Wisconsin gem wins the award for most ethnic joy. While Stoughton celebrates its Norwegian roots, there’s also plenty to do & see that doesn’t require you know how to pronounce Syttende Mai. Watch, and you’ll know why Stoughton should be on your travel list for its own sake!
America's Heartland - 1314
Visit a California rice farm where the focus is on preserving wildlife and the farm; head to New England where city folks are critical to preserving a family’s farming heritage; look at the challenges faced by N. Carolina goat ranchers in creating cheese; and John Lobertini travels to Utah where a family found success in ranching & recreation.
Start Up - Retail or Salt Therapy?
Gary and crew head over to Portland, Maine, to talk to Don, the owner of Salt Cellar, a shop with every kind of salt imaginable, including Himalayan salt blocks and salted caramel chocolates. Then they swing over to New Haven, Connecticut to talk to Neville Wisdom, a fashion designer who custom fits women’s and men’s high-end clothes in-house.
Articulate with Jim Cotter: 308
In concert and conversation. Articulate with Jim Cotter explores "The Renaissance Woman."
Around The Corner with John McGivern: Around The Map In Se Wisconsin
What does it say about a group who chooses Jones Island, a bell museum, Frank Lloyd Wright, pizza, ice cream and the Zoo? It says that apparently we’re not all interested in the same things, but we are all really glad this worked out because we loved it. Whether by region or by community, it’s awesome to work in Wisconsin!
America's Heartland - 1315
Travel to Louisiana to discover the secret of the world’s most famous hot sauce; travel back in time to learn about George Washington, the farmer; Ohio’s Malabar farm has a distinguished past as a historic farm and the location for Bogart and Bacall's wedding; and go to Vermont where one man is working to save historic American barns.
Start Up - Red or Oyster White
Gary and the crew visit Amherst, New Hampshire to talk to Amy, the owner and founder of LaBelle Winery, home to Amy’s perfected blueberry wine. Then they head over to South Kingstown, Rhode Island to visit Perry, the owner of Matunuck Oyster Bar, where only the finest of local oysters and seafood are served.