BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (July 6, 2015)– Fresh Thyme Farmers Market, a rapidly growing specialty retailer focused on healthy, local and natural offerings, is coming soon to Minnesota and expects to hire 90-100 associates to staff their first store in Bloomington. Fresh Thyme would like to place local candidates in as many positions as possible and will be hosting a job fair to help with this effort on July 11th at Courtyard by Marriott Minneapolis/Bloomington, 7800 Bloomington Avenue South.

“Fresh Thyme is a great place to work with a positive team environment and competitive wages,” said Fresh Thyme CEO Chris Sherrell. “We are committed to improving the communities we serve, which includes hiring locally whenever possible for every position within our stores.”

Full-time and part-time opportunities available include store management, department management, supervisor, store administrator and many other positions. Candidates attending the job fair are encouraged to apply atfreshthyme.com before attending and then bring a resume and be prepared for an interview on-site during the fair. Appointments are not necessary.

“From part-time positions to store management, Fresh Thyme is always looking to promote from within. We want to help build careers for our employees,” Sherrell said. “With plans to open 60 stores by 2019, we believe this is a great time for career-minded jobseekers to join our team.”

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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