Thursday at 11pm: Is the food at your farmers market really locally grown?

CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Most of us probably don't spend much time thinking about where our food comes from.  However, when you visit a farmers market you might think you can at least be sure that the produce and other products came from a farm not far away.

"There's been quite a bit of masquerading at farmers markets," said one farmer WBTV spoke to in Matthews.

Would it surprise you to learn that you may be buying the same produce at a farmers market that you can get at your local grocery store and that it could be coming from hundreds of miles away?

Consumer reporter Kristen Miranda investigates what "local" really means.  Thursday night at 11pm on WBTV she'll tell you exactly what questions you need to ask when you go to a farmers market.  You can watch a preview of her story here.

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