INDIANAPOLIS (September 18, 2014) – Fresh Thyme Farmers Market will be celebrating two grand openings in northern Indianapolis on Thursday, September 25. The two stores will be located at 4225 E. 82nd Street and 2342 W. 86th Street. Fresh Thyme grand openings are filled with fun activities, food sampling and family entertainment. At recent grand openings residents have begun arriving the night before to ensure they are one of the first 250 people in line.

The first 250 people through the doors at each location will receive a reusable grocery bag filled with $50 worth of healthy and organic groceries. Doors open at 7 a.m. with the Indianapolis Chamber of Commerce on hand for the ribbon cutting ceremonies and community partners check presentations at 6:45 a.m.

“After a great reception and turnout in Greenwood earlier this year we are very excited to meet the northern Indianapolis community,” said CEO Chris Sherrell. “It is a pleasure to host a fun filled day for the whole family to serve people who are interested in healthy, organic and local offerings at value prices.”

Grand Opening Schedule:

Two new Indianapolis Locations: 4225 E. 82nd Street and 2342 W. 86th Street
Events will take place at each location as scheduled, unless specified otherwise.
Thursday, Sept. 25
6:45 a.m. Ribbon Cutting Ceremonies and $5,000 check presented to the Damar Foundation(W. 86th) and $2,500 to both Meals On Wheels Hamilton County and Greenways Foundation (E. 82nd)
7:00 a.m. Doors Open/Grocery Giveaway to First 250 Customers. Line Up Early to Reserve Your Spot!
11 a.m.-1 p.m. Live Music by JERK (W. 86th Street)/Rudi Toonz (E. 82nd Street)
11 a.m.-3 p.m. Face Painting & Balloon Animals
11 a.m.-4 p.m. Boar’s Head Hot Dogs & Graeter’s Ice Cream Samples

Saturday, Sept. 27

10 a.m.-1 p.m. Cooking Demo by Basilmomma (E. 82ndStreet)
11 a.m.-1 p.m. Live Music by Rudi Toonz (W. 86thStreet)/JERK (E. 82nd Street)
11 a.m.-3 p.m. Face Painting & Balloon Animals
11 a.m.-4 p.m. Boar’s Head Hot Dogs

Sunday, Sept. 28 (E. 82nd Street)

12-3 p.m. Cooking Demo by Basilmomma
11 a.m.-4 p.m. Boar’s Head Hot Dogs

Thursday, Sept. 25-Sunday, Sept. 28
Vendor Demos, Entertainment and Giveaways!

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, local fruits and vegetables. 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. Learn more by visitingfreshthyme.com, and be sure to keep in touch by liking us on Facebook and following us on Twitter.