KQED's Forum: Farmers Market Fraud?

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Customers shop for fresh vegetables at a farmers market on March 16, 2011 in San Francisco.

How can you be sure those cherries or plums from the farmers market are really local or organic? Last year, a TV station in Los Angeles found vendors making false claims -- including stalls selling produce bought from wholesalers. KQED's Forum discusses new proposals to increase enforcement, and find out how consumers can ensure they're getting the genuine artichoke.

Host: Rachael Myrow


Original Broadcast: Wed, Jun 8, 2011 -- 10:00 AM