Farmers market lies exposed: hidden camera investigation (Marketplace)

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Farmers market lies exposed: hidden camera investigation. Is the produce you're buying at the farmers market grown locally? Marketplace goes on an undercover shopping trip and catches vendors lying about where their produce is grown.



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This is true journalism. Y'all should be proud of yourselves.

Author — zöe weitzeil

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The plastic wrapped cucumbers, and stickers with upc codes should be a dead give away.

Author — ant-1 -1

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All the resellers should be charged with fraud. Farmers markets are for local farmers not resellers or big companies.

Author — Malacki 655

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I don’t see how people can look at a shrink wrapped Zucchini with a sticker on it and a barcode and label with the name of a foreign corporation and think “Yup, that’s homegrown”

Author — Tommy Trommald

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I am tired of being lied to everywhere I go.

Author — Picket Pants

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It should be the farmer's market's job to vet vendors to assure they are truly local farmers. Customers shouldn't have to research each stall.

Author — b

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Is it really necessary to wrap individual zucchinis in plastic... we are destroying this planet

Author — Stephanie G

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That "director" should be fired. He's as corrupt as the rest of the resellers. How about just renaming the "reseller markets"?

Author — gfunk449

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You didn't really think those avocados were grown in Canada, did you?

Author — Brian H

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11:50 He's purposely peeling the stickers off! What a bunch of scammers!

Author — sa H

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WoW, I love how you busted Kent Farms wide open!!! Your undeniable video documentation of their clear deception brought to light the crooks they truly are. That's some good journalism girlfriend. Keep up the good work.

Author — kimberly vanderpool

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That board guy is getting money. He doesnt care for the farmers.

Author — Kao Yang

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The most important question to that farmers market director. Why are you kicking out real farmers and keeping resellers? That guy's as complicit as the lying resellers. Clearly they are all in it for the profits. I'm sure that guy gets some kickback.

Author — Michael Carlson

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If its got stickers on it, isnt it obvious its not home made.

Author — spiffcats

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I usually never trust or believe news corporations like cnn, fox, CBS, etc. But this was a great piece of journalism and was a great insight on how truthful "Farmer markets" can be. Good job on the video CBC!

Author — Casey Prestash

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Omg that's not fair for the real farmers

Author — Cora The Explorer

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Corporations are running family owned farms into the ground. Healthy food is becoming less of an option. Labeling produce & other food products as "Organic" can even be a lie. People have to be very careful & not believe everything they read, see, hear. Ask questions & check places out.

Author — SL Bellue

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Probably the same for the called "ORGANIC".

Author — mvaranda1000

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"We've been working on transparency with our farmers, but that takes time." It takes time to stop lying to your customers? Like more than 10 minutes?

Author — Osiris Malkovich

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No more farmers market for me. It cost twice as much in the market than the supermarket....smh!

Author — Angelita G