Fresh Thyme Opening in Fort Wayne

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Fresh Thyme Farmers Market is set to open its first Fort Wayne store. The chain is opening several new locations throughout Indiana with a focus on healthy, local food offerings. September 25, 2014

News Release

FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- Fresh Thyme Farmers Market is coming to Fort Wayne Thursday, October 23. Fresh Thyme Farmers Market is a new specialty grocer with a focus on healthy, organic and local offerings. Recent Grand Openings have been very exciting with residents lining up several hours, some the night before, to claim one of 250 reusable shopping bags filled with $50 worth of healthy and organic groceries.

"Fresh Thyme values a lasting relationship with the communities we serve, and we are excited to meet the residents of Fort Wayne," said Fresh Thyme's CEO Chris Sherrell. "Grand openings are a fun filled day of activities and entertainment you'll want to bring the whole family to."

Fresh Thyme's newest store will be located at 4320 Coldwater Road in Fort Wayne. Doors will open at 7 a.m. following the ribbon cutting ceremony and, yes, the first 250 shoppers through the door will receive a reusable shopping bag packed with healthy and organic groceries valued at $50. The Grand Opening celebration will continue the entire day with family activities, children's entertainment, food sampling and more!

"Fresh Thyme is passionate about making 'local' a focus of each of its stores, from the people we hire to the products and produce we stock on our shelves," said Sherrell. "We have already staffed many local job seekers in Fort Wayne and hope to build on that relationship."

Area residents are encouraged to apply for managerial and full- and part-time hourly positions by visiting us online at

About Fresh Thyme

Fresh Thyme Farmers Market is a new full-service specialty retailer focusing on fresh, healthy, natural and organic offerings, all at amazing values. The store's signature offering is an extensive produce department with organic and local fruits and vegetables. In addition, Fresh Thyme's full-service offerings include a natural meat department, healthy deli foods to go, bakery goods, 400 bulk food bins, natural and organic groceries, dairy and frozen, as well as vitamins and body care products. Fresh Thyme is offering a NEW shopping experience to the Midwest and is scheduled to open a total of 60 stores by 2019. You can learn more by visiting, and be sure to keep in touch by liking us on Facebook and following us on Twitter.

Source: Fresh Thyme Farmers Market