Pernilla Carpenter, along with her husband Mark, are farmers at Coastal Organics. They are literally swimming in tomatoes at the Wednesday and Saturday Santa Monica Farmers Markets. Look for heirlooms, cherries and sauce tomatoes.
Steve Roberts is the co-owner and consulting chef at Charlie’s Italian Joint in Redondo Beach. He has updated the 20 year old restaurant’s menu with farmers market driven fare from the Santa Monica Farmers Market.