Whole Foods Market’s relocated Lexington store to open on June 23

LEXINGTON, Ky., 2017-Jun-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market’s relocated Lexington store, set to open Friday, June 23, at 4059 Finn Way, will feature a pub and an outside fire pit area, as well as expanded selections of local products and innovations across departments. The store will open its doors following an 8:45 a.m. bread-breaking ceremony.

“We are excited to share this store and its expanded features and product offerings with new shoppers and longtime Whole Foods Market customers alike,” said Melissa Arnett, the Lexington store’s team leader. “The store will include many new and locally sourced and seasonal products that meet our high quality standards. Whether you come for self-serve mochi, wood-fired pizza, local beer on tap at the Barn Door Tap Room or scratch-made bread, the store will be a new gathering place for the community.”

The store, designed to reflect Lexington’s rich history by using a reclaimed barn door and recycled bourbon barrel tops with pops of bold colors, will offer the highest quality natural and organic products, including fresh produce, meat, seafood and prepared foods. Every item meets Whole Foods Market’s rigorous quality standards and is free of artificial flavors, colors, sweeteners, preservatives and hydrogenated fats.

The 40,000-square-foot store includes:

  • The Barn Door Tap Room, which features a seasonal farm-to-table menu and 32 taps, many of which will offer local craft beer.
  • More than 75 local suppliers providing products, ranging from seasonal produce to fresh pasta to barbecue sauce.
  • Scratch bread made in-house with spent grain from Barrel House Distilling Co.
  • Expanded selection across all departments, with an emphasis on organic and locally sourced products.
  • Self-serve mochi ice cream bar.
  • Exclusive partnership with the Pie Queen of Bowling Green.
  • Outdoor seating with a fire pit.

Media preview tours will be held June 21 and 22 – Whole Foods Market representatives will be available for interview on site. Please contact MAmedia@wholefoods.com with questions, or to set up a store tour.

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Source: Whole Foods Market

Whole Foods Market to relocate its Lexington store to The Summit at Fritz Farm on Friday, June 23

LEXINGTON, Ky., 2017-May-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market will relocate its store in Lexington to The Summit at Fritz Farm on Friday, June 23. Opening-day shoppers are invited to attend the traditional bread-breaking ceremony at 8:45 a.m. and will be greeted with door-buster deals and an array of product demonstrations and samples. The new store will be almost twice the size of the current store at 161 Lexington Green Circle and will offer customers new features, and products from over 75 local suppliers ranging from craft beer to fresh pasta to barbecue sauce.

WHAT: Whole Foods Market Lexington opening and bread-breaking ceremony

WHEN: Friday, June 23, 2017 – Bread-breaking ceremony at 8:45 a.m., doors open at 9 a.m.

WHERE: Whole Foods Market Lexington

4059 Finn Way

Lexington, Kentucky 40503

The original Whole Foods Market Lexington store will close on Wednesday, June 21.

**Media tours of the new Whole Foods Market will be available starting Wednesday, June 21. To schedule a tour please contact Rachael.wilson@wholefoods.com.

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Source:  Whole Foods Market