Omar Hajji, Co-founder and Director
Omar Hajji is a Regenerative design consultant and the Manager of Marrakesh Organics. He has an academic background in philosophy, sustainability and a special interest in ecovillages. At Marrakesh Organics, Omar aspires to weave together his inspirations and travels with a deep philosophy of life that seeks to heal the earth and the people; by growing nutrient-dense foods, organizing life-changing courses and bringing people together to dream of a future of abundance! He has traveled around the world learning about ecological restoration, design systems and intentional communities and was involved in numerous community empowerment programs notably in the US, Morocco, Senegal, Thailand, Kenya, Tunisia and Ethiopia.
Lehcen Benzakik, Assistant Manager and head of horticulture
Lehcen is a man of many talents and plays an integral role on the farm as both the head of our horticultural entreprise and the handyman troubleshooter. Lehcen has past experience managing conventional agriculture ventures and brings a ton of knowledge and wisdom to our operations.
He is also our link to the local community and a key advisor in our decision making processes.
Marrakesh Organics owes its existence and sustained evolution to many amazing individuals which have deeply inspired and impacted us and to whom we are forever grateful. Thank you!