Employee Interview: Lydia Kasper


How long have you been working at the bakery? A year and a half.

What's your favorite part about working at the bakery? When I was a baker, I loved coming in early and setting up that counter.  Now that I work in the office, my favorite part is designing postcards and other material.

What do you enjoy doing in your free time?  I have an almost four month old baby, so I don't have much free time lately ;) but when she's napping I like to cook or browse recipes, clean, and just *look* at extremely beautiful & overpriced baby clothes.

What's your favorite local business?  The Stevens Point Area Co-op.  I think we're lucky to have such a great structure in our community!

What is the most interesting thing you’ve learned from working at the bakery?  Before the bakery, I wasn't even familiar with a kitchen.  It was basically the place in which I made quesadillas.  Now, my entire foundation of baking and cooking is based off what I've learned at the bakery, and I think that's pretty cool.  Creating from scratch is really beautiful & now I know it's the only way to go! 

Any plans for the future? At the bakery or otherwise. I'd like to continue working for the bakery as long as my little babe can be along for the ride!  Aside from work and raising Clara, I'm interested in advancing my knowledge of herbal medicine and sharing it with our community.