Greg Goldwell
​DG 2013-14
Born in the beautiful Annapolis Valley, Greg graduated from Horton District Highschool in 1967.  He attended Nova Scotia Agricultural College in Truro before returning home to operate Riverbrook Farms ltd in Port Williams.  During high school and College Greg played varsity basketball and was very involved with student union activities.

Having farmed apples and vegetable with over 30 years, Greg had the opportunity to serve as president of both the Kings County and Nova Scotia Federations of Agriculture.  He was chair of the Pea and Bean Marketing Board, the Potato Marketing Board and the Canadian Vegetable Processing Growers Committee.  He also served on the board of the Nova Scotia Fruit Growers Association and is currently a board member of the NS Crop and Livestock Insurance Commission.

He has been married to Claudia for 33 years and they have two sons, Michael and Dana.  They have four grandchildren in Alberta.

In addition to farming, Greg and Claudia own and manage rental properties and self-storage units.

Community has always played a major part in Greg’s family life.  He had taken leading roles as a Village Commissioners in Port Williams for over 10 years and served his church as Senior Warden and chair of the Parrish council.

Greg became a charter member of the New Minas Sunrise Rotary club in 2001 and it has brought a whole new and invigorating dimension to his life.  Greg has served on many of the club’s committees and was president in 2006-07.  He was made a Paul Harris Fellow in 2009. Greg was Assistant Governor for Western Nova Scotia from 2009 to 2012.
When time permits Greg likes to indulge his passion for reading, golf, good food and wine and travelling in their 5th wheel trailer