INDIANAPOLIS (December 1, 2014) – Fresh Thyme Farmers Market has partnered with the Indianapolis Mayor’s office to promote the 2014 Pack the Pantries program. Fresh Thyme, along with Cricket Wireless, will be raising awareness and taking donations for the Mayor’s campaign at a special celebration Tuesday, December 2 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m at the Fresh Thyme store located at 4225 East 82nd Street.

The Pack the Pantries celebration will be fun for the whole family with live entertainment, food samples from Boar’s Head, a radio remote and an appearance from cooking personality Basilmomma, Heather Tallman.

To drive awareness and donations, Fresh Thyme in conjunction with Cricket and Givelify will award a $100 Fresh Thyme gift card, an iPad Air and other great prizes to winning entries. To enter, simply take a #selfie while donating a non-perishable food item or a monetary donation at any Fresh Thyme Farmers Market location in Indianapolis, then post the picture to Twitter, Facebook or Instagram and include, “#IHelpedPackthePantries #Selfie” to be entered to win!

In-store donation bins will be located at all three Indianapolis Fresh Thyme locations through December 20. All non-perishable food items will be accepted as well as money donations. Come have some fun with us while helping those in need this Holiday Season with the 2014 Pack the Pantries drive and #IHelpedPackthePantries #selfie sweepstakes!

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.