Earth Fare now hiring 130 workers in Roanoke

ROANOKE, Va. – A new grocery store in Roanoke that offers fresh, healthy and natural food options is now hiring. 

Earth Fare will open next month. The Roanoke location on Franklin Road is the first store in Virginia.

Before its opening date, the grocery store plans to hire 130 new employees. Wednesday was the first of three days of a hiring fair at Virginia Western Community College.

"You can visit earth fare.com/Roanoke to learn more about the job fair and get the application process started. We are also taking some walk ins as well and be prepared to sit down and be ready for a one-on-one interview. But we are looking to fill full and part-time positions spanning across all departments at the store," said Laurie Aker, spokesperson.

Representatives say you can stop by the hiring fair between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. until Friday. 

Earth Fare opens Nov. 8 at 7 a.m.