From Curiosity to a Career (in Food) with Kimberly Schaub of PeasOnMoss

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PRINTCast: The PRINT Podcast Studio is a curated collection of cutting-edge podcasts we love about design, creativity, branding, books, and further subjects afield. Here’s the latest episode of Evolve CPG, a podcast about innovative leaders who are evolving the Consumer Packaged Goods industry by building better products and better brands to imagine a better world.

There are so many interesting and creative careers out there that slip by unnoticed by many of the population, and sometimes it takes a happy accident or chance encounter to align us with a career path that suits us brilliantly. 

Kimberly Schaub of PeasOnMoss exemplifies this idea, and her work as a research chef and curious culinary creator is making space for others to follow down a similarly unusual route. In our conversation, Kimberly talks about rethinking our impact on the planet, getting serious about regeneration, and how different parts of the food industry can aid sustainability for us all. She has a strong message about changing the greater culture around food, that we cannot wait for our listeners to hear, so tune in to hear it all.

Key Points From This Episode:

  • Tracing the roots of Kimberly’s fascination with food and aspirations to be a ‘research chef’.
  • What ‘better for the world’ means to Kimberly; and her emphasis on restoration and regeneration.  
  • Finding the courage to share a creative idea with the world at any age.  
  • The decision that Kimberly made to get into content creation and podcasting.   
  • Creating examples of new careers and spreading this awareness within communities. 
  • Learning by doing and getting over fear and self-doubt.  
  • Kimberly’s recommendations for episodes of her podcast to check out!
  • Bringing the gift of a fresh network and perspective to the industry you enter. 
  • Kimberly shares some of the highlights from her career path in product development.  
  • Thoughts on identity and how Kimberly sees herself in her current roles.  
  • How Kimberly helps people explore and realize their amazing ideas.
  • Two other culinary podcasts that Kimberly has been inspired by recently.  
  • Where the name PeasOnMoss came from and Kimberly’s different professional roles.