Chef Nathan Lyon is a television personality and chef on PBS. His latest show is Growing a Greener World. In December, 2011 he published his first cookbook, Good Food Starts Fresh. You’ll find a recipe for his Sweet Potato-Carrot Soup with Candied Spiced Pecans on the Good Food Blog.
Philip Santiago is the salesman for Cuyama Orchards, which is owned by Howard and Jean Albano. They have only been at the Santa Monica Farmers' Market for a few weeks. They are selling several varieties including Pink Lady, Arkansas Black, Newtown Pippin and Crimson Gold, an edible crab apple.