EAST LANSING, Mich., April 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Fresh Thyme Farmers Market is opening its first Michigan store Wednesday, April 29, in East Lansing. The new store is located at 940 Trowbridge Road. Fresh Thyme grand openings showcase a free reusable bag stuffed with healthy groceries for the first 250 shoppers through the doors at 7 a.m. The entire day will be filled with live entertainment, food sampling and family activities.
"Fresh Thyme is excited to open its first Michigan store in East Lansing," said Fresh Thyme's CEO Chris Sherrell. "Being new to the area, we want to host a celebration with giveaways, food sampling and a family fun environment."
Fresh Thyme is passionate about making "local" a focus of each store, from the products and produce to the people on staff. They also believe in cultivating relationships with local organizations, schools and not-for-profit groups within each community they serve.
"This grand opening celebration will be a great way for us to meet our neighbors, introduce ourselves and open the store to the public," said Sherrell. "We strive to improve the way our communities eat by making healthy and organic offerings accessible and affordable. Our expansive produce department in the center of the store and healthy offerings at a great value help us accomplish that goal."
Recent Fresh Thyme Farmers Market grand openings have seen nearly 500 anxious shoppers waiting in line before the doors opened. Be sure to arrive early to get in line for your free, reusable shopping bag filled with$50 worth of healthy groceries! The Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce will be on hand for the ceremonial ribbon cutting just before the doors open and additional entertainment, food sampling and children's activities will be scheduled throughout the day.
About Fresh Thyme
Fresh Thyme Farmers Market is a full-service specialty retailer focusing on value-priced fresh, healthy, natural and organic offerings. It boasts an extensive produce department with organic and local fruits and vegetables, a natural meat department, healthy deli foods to go, bakery goods, 400 bulk food bins, dairy and frozen, and health supplement products. Fresh Thyme is scheduled to open 60 stores by 2019. Learn more at freshthyme.com. Keep in touch by liking us at facebook.com/freshthymefarmersmarkets and following us at twitter.com/freshthymefm.
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