Grant Rimbey, architect and community activist, served as the catalyst for the community garden movement in Temple Terrace. His support and that of the Temple Terrace Preservation Society board (Leitha Bowles, Tim Lancaster and Fell Stubbs) helped launch both the community gardens in 2012 and Temple Terrace Farm2School in 2014.
January 21, 2017, (L-R) Ken Ward, Kim Leinbach, Tim Lancaster, Beth Bosserman Curts, a mini-Temple Orange Grove was planted at Greco Middle School along the fence that borders the track. A dedication ceremony was held with installation of a historic marker sponsored by Ken Ward & Family, the Temple Terrace Preservation Society and Temple Terrace Farm2School.
Past City Council Member and Vice-Mayor, Grant is a founding board member of the community gardens in Temple Terrace and Temple Terrace Farm2School. He was elected to the Temple Terrace City Council in November 2012. Mr. Rimbey attended Florida College Academy and Tampa Catholic High School. He is past chair of the Temple Terrace Redevelopment Task Force and past president of the Temple Terrace Preservation Society. Grant has a long history of service to Temple Terrace. During his time leading the Preservation Society, he co-authored "Images of America: Temple Terrace," the first published visual history of the city, published by Arcadia Publishing in 2010. Grant is presently an architect at Behar + Peteranecz, St. Petersburg and moderator for the Re-Imagine Temple Terrace Facebook page.