Today we speak with Eddie Woodin, the owner of Woodin and Company Store Fixtures in South Portland, and Steve Rodrigue, the founder and owner of Maine Raised Gardens.
Love Maine Radio #344: Eddie Woodin and Steve Rodrigue
Eddie Woodin is the owner of Woodin and Company Store Fixtures in South Portland. He has spent the last 40 years advocating for the environment and working with conservation and preservation groups, including Scarborough Land Trust, Maine Audubon, and Friends of Casco Bay. He founded Citizens for a Green Scarborough, which helped to pass a pesticide policy. Historic New England recently honored him with its 2017 Prize for Collecting Works on Paper in recognition of Woodin’s collection of bird art and memorabilia.
Steve Rodrigue is the founder and owner of Maine Raised Gardens, a full-service vegetable garden company that designs, builds, and installs custom edible gardens for residential and commercial customers, plants the gardens with the vegetables and herbs of the customer’s choice, and maintains the gardens. Their mission is to bridge the gap between farms and consumers by increasing food production on a smaller, more intimate and human powered scale.