About.

Atitlan Oganics is a highly diversified, super low input, permaculture inspired, downright ninja farm.  

Over the past 6 years, we have focused on building a fully-functioning, profitable, organic, permaculture farm. Over the past two years, we have begun to offer monthly Intro to Permaculture Courses, as well a Volunteer Program.

Beyond the permaculture farm, there are a number of like-minded people in our neighbourhood that offer complementary skills. Through our centre, we offer Spanish Classes, Yoga and Meditation Classes, Dance, as well as Herbal Medicine/Plant Energetics Workshops.

We believe that farming should be fun and profitable. While we always keep our eye on local markets and bottom lines, our farm foundations lie in diversified edible landscapes, open-pollinated seeds, perennial crops, and traditional breed animals, as well as farm-produced fertility, compost teas, and homeopathic preparations. We produce goat milk, yogurt, and cheers, eggs, vegetables, fruits, chicken, herbs, seeds, and nursery plants. We are located in the Mayan village of Tzununa, on the north shore of Lake Atitlán.

Our goal is to grow nutrient dense food for sale within the local communities, while providing training in organic production and permaculture to local farmers and international students alike.

At Atitlan Organics, you'll experience the cutting edge of ecological food production. From our permaculture design certification courses and introductory workshops to school field trips and local community projects, we believe that education is the key to sustainable change.

Experiences

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October 26 - November 23, 2019
  • permaculture
  • yoga
  • community projects
  • Authentic relating
  • holistic health
  • Meditation
Journey to the Mayan Heartland for a transformational experience with Atitlan Organics and Awakened Spirit Yoga. Deepen your practice and feel the subtle and profound shifts that happen when you embrace sustainable and holistic practices. Drawing on the wisdom of both ancient yogic philosophy and Mother Earth herself, this 4-week course teaches the foundations of yoga through asana, breathwork, and...
$300-1495/person
December 01 - 15, 2019
  • permaculture
  • Renewable Energy
  • cultural exchange
  • Water Systems
  • Soil Science
  • food
  • natural building
This Permaculture Design Certification course is an in-depth, 80+ hours training in the theory and practice of Permaculture. Over two super fun weeks, participants will:🌿 Receive the full curriculum as laid out by Bill Mollison and Dave Holmgren, the founders of Permaculture🌿 Study with world class, international facilitators🌿 Take part in hands-on, dynamic lessons in the field🌿 Go on epic...

Key Stats.

Year founded

2010

Size of project site

1 hectares

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

People on site

3 - 10

Dry season

November to June

Wet season

June to October

Living Conditions.

Sleeping

  • shared rooms
  • private room

Omnivore Food

  • communal kitchen access
  • over 80% locally sourced
  • restaurant on site

Internet

  • fast: streaming video

Ongoing classes

  • permaculture
    3-5 times per week
  • yoga
    3-5 times per week
  • dance
    1-2 times per week

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