Robin Godfrey, is a grower, retailer (and landscape firm) out of Halifax Regional Municipality area in Nova Scotia Canada. Robin is a second generation business owner in retail sector, and has spent years volunteering for the Canadian Ornamental Horticulture Industry. A past president of Landscape Nova Scotia, a board member of Nova Scotia Greenhouse Association and a current Board Member of the Canadian Nursery Landscape Association, as well as chair of Garden Centres Canada. Robin has dedicated over 20 years of volunteer time to the Canadian Industry. As well, Robin is an active member of the Nursery Land buying group in Canada.
Robin has been to over 10 IGCA congresses and hundreds of tradeshows in Canada, the USA and Europe. Part of this broad experience, and philosophy of continuous learning, has lead to Robin evolving his business to what it is today! As a nursery, greenhouse producer, retailing was a natural progression to diversification and after visiting ICGA congresses, he has worked to develop a broad and diversely integrated business.
Robin is committed in his leadership role in Canadian horticulture retail, by representing his industry with government, and at the general national level of our industry. He is looking forward to the opportunity to engage with IGCA, by bringing this broad based experience, perspective and CNLA Staff support into the role of IGCA Board member.