The Team

Omar Hajji, Co-founder and Director

Omar Retrato

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.

Kenza Isnasni, Co-founder and Communications Director

Kenza Isnasni is the co-founder of Marrakesh Organics. She holds a master’s degree in International Relations and Diplomacy with a concentration in Peace and Conflicts Studies. She has previously studied communication and human resources management. Kenza is also a humanitarian activist who is very sensitive to questions related to human rights, education, climate change and environmental protection, interfaith and intercultural dialogue. Kenza was involved in various humanitarian missions and projects in different countries such as Palestine, Turkey, the Philippines, Senegal, Macedonia, Belgium, Turkey, the UK, the USA etc. These particular experiences allowed her to think of an adapted way to develop projects. Kenza believes that engaging in the healing of our communities and our environment is our generation’s most important work.

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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.

Although these are the core members of our venture, Marrakesh Organics owes its existence and sustained proactive evolution to many amazing individuals which have deeply inspired and impacted us and to whom we are forever grateful. Thank you!

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