WORTHINGTON, Ohio (Aug. 19, 2015) – The wait is almost over for residents of Worthington who are eager to have a Fresh Thyme Farmers Market of their own! The store located at 933 North High Street will be celebrating its grand opening Wednesday, September 16. Expect lots of family fun activities, live entertainment and Fresh Thyme’s very popular grocery giveaway!

“August marked the one year anniversary for our Dublin store, and we couldn’t be more excited to extend our operations in the Columbus area,” said Fresh Thyme’s CEO Chris Sherrell. “We are honored to be able to join the Worthington community and look forward to meeting our new neighbors.”

Fresh Thyme grand openings are best known for their “Grocery Giveaway” which attracts hundreds of eager shoppers to line up hours in advance of the doors opening at 7 a.m. The first 250 shoppers in line will receive $50 worth of healthy and nutritious offerings in a Fresh Thyme branded reusable grocery bag. Additional activities and giveaways will take place throughout the day and into the weekend with food sampling, children’s activities and more.</>

“Fresh Thyme is committed to helping improve the way our communities eat by providing a shopping experience which supports healthy choices and healthy values,” said Sherrell. “The focus at each of our stores is the large, center-of-store produce department stacked high with fresh, delicious – and often local – fruits and vegetables.”

Come join Fresh Thyme and the Worthington Area Chamber of Commerce at 6:45 a.m. for the official ribbon cutting and $2,500 charitable check donations to The McConnell Arts Center and Friends of Worthington Library!

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 atfacebook.com/FreshThymeFarmersMarkets and following us at twitter.com/FreshThymeFM.

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