Community, Inspiration

Stories ‘Round the Barrel: A Future Chef

Take a moment and think back to when you were 7 years old… “What did you want to be when you grew up?” Most kids will tell you an astronaut, an athlete, a teacher, or even a rock star. But not Jack! This charming 2nd grader wants to combine his passion for cooking with his […]

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Community

What’s in a Name?

Cracker Barrel Old Country Store®  is a familiar restaurant and retail store, but some folks may not be familiar with how we got our name. It’s a simple story really, but we think it’s pretty interesting. Would you like to hear it? OK, let’s gather around the cracker barrel and we’ll tell ya! Soda crackers […]

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Community, Military

Star-Spangled Babies

Cracker Barrel Old Country Store’s partnership with Operation Homefront is one of the many reason why I am so proud to work for this company. We already partner with Operation Homefront through our annual Operation Rocker program, coming up June 29 – September 3, when you can purchase one of our fantastic rocking chairs online at […]

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College Football, Community

Bowls of Fun

With all of the college bowl games going on right now, I can’t help but think back to when I was in school. These days, the bowls I focus on most are stoneware and go well with matching plates and mugs, but college football takes me back to the days of living in the dorms, […]

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Community, Holiday

Veterans Day – November 11

Veterans Day is just a few days away and Cracker Barrel Old Country Store is proud to continue its support of military service members, veterans and their families through special recognition and donation efforts. We will honor our nation’s heroes this Veterans Day, November 11, by offering military veterans a complimentary slice of our Double Chocolate […]

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Community

1,111 Rockers Donated – That Rocks!

We want to thank all 1,111 of you who purchased adult rocking chairs online this year during Cracker Barrel Old Country Store’s Operation Rocker campaign, June 30 – September 4! Thanks to your support of those serving in the U.S. Armed Forces, and your love of our  rocking chairs, 1,111 rockers have been donated to […]

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Community, Music, Travel

Sweet Home, Oregon

Youth Music Project Before heading to the Oregon Jamboree Music Festival, I wanted to stop by the Youth Music Project in West Linn, OR. Boy, was I impressed! When I arrived, I was greeted by Executive Director Emerita, Rachel Sneddon, who took me on a tour of this fantastic facility. I got to check out […]

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