Fort Wayne, Indiana (July 28, 2014)– Fresh Thyme Farmers Market will be hosting a job fair Saturday, August 2, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in preparation of opening its first Fort Wayne store later this fall. The job fair will be held at the Holiday Inn – Coliseum/IPFW, 411 Paul Shaffer Drive. Fresh Thyme is a new specialty grocer with a focus on positively impacting local communities by providing locally sourced fruits and vegetables and many other healthy and organic products.

“We are excited to be a new member of the Fort Wayne community and are honored to reach out to its residents through this job fair,” Chris Sherrell, President and CEO of Fresh Thyme, said. “Our focus is on investing in the community by not only hiring locally, but sourcing quality products from area farmers as well.”

Full- and part-time opportunities, including management positions, will be available for the store which will be located at 4310 Coldwater Road. Candidates who attend the job fair are encouraged to bring a resume and be prepared to interview on-site, no appointments necessary. Interested candidates can apply online at freshthyme.combefore attending the job fair.

“We’re looking for local job-seekers to fill 90 to 100 positions in what will be our first Fresh Thyme location in Fort Wayne,” Sherrell said.“This job fair will be a tremendous opportunity for us to meet our new neighbors while taking resumes and conducting interviews.

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 stores’ 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 freshthyme.com, and be sure to keep in touch by liking us on Facebook and following us on Twitter.