EAST LANSING, MI (March 10, 2015)– Fresh Thyme Farmers Market is looking to fill 90 positions for their soon-to-open store in East Lansing.To fill these positions locally, many of the candidates will be selected from those who bring a resume to the Fresh Thyme job fair, which will be held Saturday, March 14 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Okemos Conference Center 2187 University Park Drive in Okemos.

“Fresh Thyme has a passion for healthy and organic offerings at a great value as well as a passion for our local communities,” said Chris Sherrell, President and CEO of Fresh Thyme. “Local doesn’t just apply to produce we source, but also to the people we hire to help run our stores. This sort of local integration allows us to build lasting relationships within the communities we serve.”

Full- and part-time opportunities available include store management, department management, supervisor, store administrator and crew positions. The store will be located at 940 Trowbridge Road. Candidates are encouraged to apply at freshthyme.com before attending the job fair and then bring a resume with them. Applicants should be prepared for an interview on-site during the fair. Appointments are not necessary.

“We are in the process of making the Midwest home to our corporate office while continuing to expand across the region into new markets,” Sherrell said. “Promoting from within is a staple of our company and opportunities for upward mobility couldn’t be better at this time.”

Benefits for full time employees include medical, dental, vision and paid vacation.

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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