Fresh Thyme to Celebrate Muncie Store Grand Opening on May 17th

Fresh Thyme Farmers Market, 505 W. McGalliard Road, Muncie, IN. Photo by: Mike RhodesFresh Thyme Farmers Market, 505 W. McGalliard Road, Muncie, IN. Photo by: Mike Rhodes

Specialty Grocer Invites Local Residents to Participate in 4 Days of Giveaways, Live Music and More!

By: Anthony Filomena—

Downers Grove, IL – Fresh Thyme Farmers Market®, a growing Midwest specialty grocer focused on healthy, organic products and groceries, announced today the company’s 14th Indiana store will open on Thursday, May 17 at 7:00 a.m. in Muncie, IN – 505 W. McGalliard Road.

The first 250 shoppers (aged 18 and older) in line on Grand Opening morning will receive a free bag of groceries, marking the official start of a four-day celebration with live music, kids activities, food sampling, beer tastings and more.

“From stocking local products, hiring residents and partnering with non-profits in the area, we are fully committed to serving the Muncie community as part of our family,” said Chris Sherrell, President and CEO of Fresh Thyme. “We’re looking forward to getting to know the community and encourage everyone in Muncie to come out and help us kick-off our family-friendly, Grand Opening celebration.”

Fresh Thyme will also host a friends and family ribbon-cutting ceremony with prominent local officials from the Muncie-Delaware County Chamber of Commerce the day prior to the store opening, on Wednesday, May 16 from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. During the ceremony, a $2,500 check donation will be made to both the Second Harvest Food Bank and to Muncie Central High School to institute a food pantry fund for students set to launch in August.

To further express their commitment to the Muncie community, Fresh Thyme will support the Muncie Public Library by donating sales from their Boar’s Head hot dog cart, which will be available to shoppers on Thursday, May 17 and Saturday, May 19 from 12:00 to 4:00 p.m.

Fresh Thyme has filled over 100 full/part-time positions for the Muncie store, but local residents seeking employment opportunities are encouraged to view remaining openings by visiting

To learn more about the Muncie Grand Opening, visit


About Fresh Thyme Farmers Market®
Fresh Thyme Farmers Market is a full-service specialty grocer focusing on value-priced fresh, healthy, natural and organic offerings. Fresh Thyme boasts an extensive produce department with organic, local fruits and vegetables, a natural meat department, healthy deli foods to go, bakery goods, 400 bulk food bins, dairy and frozen, health supplement products, and its own line of organic and natural private label products. Learn more at