TROY, Mich. (May 4, 2015)– Fresh Thyme Farmers Market recently opened its first Michigan store and is poised to open three more this summer. Two of those locations, Troy and Rochester Hills, will be interviewing qualified jobseekers to help open and staff the natural market concept grocery stores at a job fair Saturday, May 9 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Courtyard Detroit Troy, 1525 East Maple Road

Candidates may apply to one or both of the locations. The Troy store will be located at 901 East Big Beaver Road; Rochester Hills will be located at 2025 South Rochester Road, Rochester Hills. Both stores will open this summer.

“Fresh Thyme is passionate about making ‘local’ a focus of each store and we are honored to have the opportunity to hire local talent for our Troy and Rochester Hills stores,” said Chris Sherrell, President and CEO of Fresh Thyme. “Even beyond our people, we put a lot of effort into sourcing local products, supporting local non-profits and providing a convenient, value-priced option for purchasing healthy and natural offerings.”

Full and part-time opportunities are available, including store management, department management, supervisor, store administrator and crew positions. Candidates are encouraged to apply at freshthyme.com beforehand, and then bring a resume when attending the job fair. Applicants should be prepared for an interview on-site during the fair. Appointments are not necessary.

“This job fair is a unique opportunity for face-to-face introductions with hiring managers from two different stores,” Sherrell said.“We look forward to meeting jobseekers from the Troy and Rochester Hills communities and expect a promising field of candidates.”

Fresh Thyme is looking to fill 110 full time and 70 part time positions between the two stores. 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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