Culver City Farmers Market, 4.8.2014 Category: California Love Woven goods sold by Baobab Enterprises Alioune Kane sells his imported African goods at farmers markets all over the LA area. Alioune Kane sells his imported African goods at farmers markets all over the LA area. Sonam Dolma sells Tibetan jewelry and handicrafts at farmers’ markets throughout the L.A. area. Never Give Up! I should have bought this. Phillip is the hardest working man at Cuyama Orchards, and knows a heck of alot about apples. These look like plumbs but they are Arkansas Black apples. They were delicious but Phillip says they’re better in November. Zico’s family runs Living Lettuce Farms. The Mesclun Mix is tasty and you can just feel the nutrients hit your system. No really, you can. Nothing like Brazilian music while you browse veggies. Jobim and veggies and a little wine and you’re set. Mary’s orchids are gorgeous. Did you know the white ones are called the Ama (grandmother) orchids? She’s the O.G. Mary doesn’t even get annoyed when you ask her tons of questions about the care and feeding of orchids. Yes kids, these are typewriters. They’re kind of like computers except your mind is the hard drive/processor and the screen is paper. George’s antique shop, Church Hill Antiques has all kinds of hidden treasures. He’s from England, where they are better at holding onto old stuff. This is an antique opium scale. Visit George at Church Hill Antiques, on Bagley Ave. and get the story behind this dog. George knows something about every piece in his store. If you are trying to curb your sweets do NOT sample one of these! But Dolce Monochelli would love it if you do. The rum cake is divine! Lionel Jean Baptiste is a fixture at Venice Beach, but you can catch him live at farmers markets in L.A. Your kids will love you if you let them stop and listen to him sing “Itsy Bitsy Spider.” Lionel Jean Baptiste takes a minute to autograph a CD for Zakiya’s boys. Yes, he’s that cool. The Culver City Farmers Market takes place every Tuesday from 3pm to 7pm on Main Street between Culver and Venice.