Why I Love My Job

Meet Carrie Webb

Carrie Webb

Name:  Carrie Webb

Title:  Barista at The Fig Tree Cafe in Jonesboro

Hometown:  Vancouver, British Columbia

Residence:  Jonesboro

Hobbies:  Playing piano, coffee connoisseur, reading and learning

Education:  B.A. in Piano from Oklahoma Baptist University in Shawnee, Okla., and Master’s in Theology from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Ft. Worth, Texas

Why I love my job:  I love people. It’s a real treat to come in and see everyone who comes in and hear people’s stories. We have a lot of out-of-town guests and people from abroad. I like to help create an environment where people feel like they’re at home.

Interesting fact:  There’s a drink at Fig Tree named after her. It’s called Carrie’s Caramel Delight.




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  • […] “If you go back through history and look at towns, you had tea rooms where people gathered and built relationships,” said Webb, a psychologist by training. “There are coffee shops, tea rooms, bakeries that have a ‘stammtisch.’ That’s German for a standardized place where you sit or stand and have a conversation with people over coffee and tea.  Those types of establishments date back hundreds of years. “We’re the spearhead for the Jonesboro revitalization,” Webb said.  Meet Carrie Webb, our featured employee/resident of the month. […]

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