Fresh Thyme on Monroe Opens to Huge Crowds

Beginning at 7 a.m. today, the Toledo area will have another player vying for a slice of the grocery market financial pie.

Fresh Thyme Farmers Market, a suburban Chicago-based specialty supermarket chain that focuses on healthy produce, meats, and other items at affordable prices, premieres officially on Monroe Street in Sylvania Township with the aim of becoming more than a niche player.

“I think we can definitely become a destination store for a lot of people,” said Dustin Drouillard, a former Toledoan who returned to his hometown to manage Fresh Thyme’s first northwest Ohio store.

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