COLUMBUS, Ohio (August 6, 2014) – Fresh Thyme Farmers Market is thrilled to announce the grand opening of their newest store located in the Columbus/Dublin community on Wednesday, August 13 at 7 a.m. The 6670 Sawmill Road store is between Snouffer Road and Federated Blvd. and is the first store to open in the Buckeye State. Grand opening festivities will begin with a ribbon cutting ceremony including the Dublin Chamber of Commerce at 6:45 a.m. Fresh Thyme will donate $2,500 to both the Children’s Hunger Alliance and the Dublin Food Pantry during the ceremony.
“We’re very excited to open our first store in Ohio, delivering natural, healthy food to the Dublin community at great prices,” said Fresh Thyme’s CEO Chris Sherrell.
The first 250 customers in line for the grand opening will receive a Fresh Thyme reusable shopping bag containing healthy, natural and organic grocery products worth over $50. Save the date, and arrive early to reserve your spot in line!
Grand Opening Event Highlights
Wednesday, Aug. 13-Grand Opening Day
6:45 a.m. Ribbon Cutting Ceremony & Check Presentation
7 a.m. Doors Open/Grocery Giveaway to First 250 Customers
11 a.m.-1 p.m. Live Music by Joanie Calem
11 a.m.-2 p.m. Kids Crafts provided by Macaroni Kid
11 a.m.-3 p.m. Balloon Animals & Face Painting
11 a.m.-4 p.m. Boar’s Head Hot Dog Cart & Jeni’s Ice Cream Truck Onsite
Saturday, Aug. 16
11-12 p.m. Chef Battle by “Cooking Caravan”
11-3 p.m. Balloon Animals & Face Painting
11-4 p.m. Boar’s Head Hot Dog Cart
Vendor Demos, Entertainment and Giveaways Wednesday-Sunday
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 and local fruits and vegetables. In addition, 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. You can learn more by visiting freshthyme.com, and be sure to keep in touch by liking us on Facebook and following us on Twitter.