New farmers market seeks to fill gap in Downtown shopping

Woman and baby in grocery store

Fresh Thyme Farmers Market, a rapidly growing Midwest specialty retailer focused on healthy and organic products and groceries, will open its first Wisconsin store in Milwaukee’s North End – 470 E. Pleasant St. – on Wednesday, June 8 at 7 a.m.

(A ribbon-cutting and “Friends & Family”-only shopping opportunity is slated for Tuesday, June 7.)

On Wednesday morning, the first 250 shoppers in line will receive a free tote bag filled with unique Fresh Thyme offerings. On Tuesday, June 7 at 3:45 p.m., the store will hold a ribbon cutting and firkin tapping ceremony with prominent city officials including Mayor Tom Barrett and Ald. Nik Kovak as well as Lakefront Brewery owner Russ Klisch.

“We’re thrilled to be opening our first store in Wisconsin and to fill a much needed gap in Downtown Milwaukee. We love the city and look forward to serving the community,” Fresh Thyme CEO Chris Sherrell said. “The Fresh Thyme mission is to service our customers like family and to offer healthy good food at really good prices.”

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