A tribute to Tommy Thompson - 1983

BACG History Post #44

Although Tommy Thompson's physical heart gave out on March 22, 1983, the heartbeat of his dedication to community gardening lived on. 

Colleagues remembered Tommy Thompson with a special tribute published in the May 1983 issue of the Gardens for All news magazine. Gardens for All tribute to Tommy Thompson

Gardens for All established the Tommy Thompson Community Garden Fund in his memory. The fund's purpose was to create permanent and long term community garden sites through leases, easements, acquisition of property, and permanent improvements such as landscaping and fencing.