Fresh Thyme Farmers Market prepares to open in GR next week

Posted at 9:29 PM, Feb 16, 2016
and last updated 2016-02-16 21:29:56-05

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – A new produce market is about to hit the Grand Rapids scene.

The Fresh Thyme Farmers Market is opening their doors to the public next Wednesday, February 24th. Director of stores Bruce VanOverloop says their fresh fruits and vegetables will sell at a competitive price, with the thought that people shouldn’t have to burn through their pocketbooks for quality produce. He says that their location near Breton Road SE and Burton Street SE was chosen because it’s a high traffic area and the demographics around it are fitting.

Over 100 full- and part-time positions have been filled, but VanOverloop says that they’re looking for a few more part-time employees. Those interested should go to their career page on their website.

At their grand opening, they will be giving away free groceries to the first 250 customers who visit. Their doors open at 7 AM.