17 May

Harvest Festival Lunch @ Pikala Cafe

Pikala Cafe will host a special lunch using products from High Atlas Cooperatives products.

Event will be in English and Arabic

This event is part of an ongoing collaboration between A.MAL Projects and Harvest Festival Marrakech, aiming to create opportunities for research and networks of knowledge sharing centered around questions of ecology in Morocco. 

Menu tbc 

220 dhs per person, payable by cash or card on site (drinks not included) 

Address: 139 Arset Aouzal Rd, Marrakech 40000

This is a ticketed event, limited to 20 covers. If you have any special requests or need to cancel your reservation, please email us at info@marrakechfestivals.org. 

A collaboration of @harvest_marrakech, @pikalacafe

Please fill in the following form to reserve:

Harvest Festival Lunch @ Pikala Cafe


Dr. Oumaima HARKOUSSE is a passionate advocate for environmental sustainability in the fields of Biotechnology and Microbiology. In 2021, she obtained her Ph.D. in Biotechnology and Microbiology, solidifying her commitment to addressing the pressing ecological challenges of our time.

During her academic journey, Dr. HARKOUSSE delved deep into the intricate relationship between microorganisms and the environment. Her groundbreaking research has shed light on the interplay between microbiology and sustainable agriculture, particularly in relation to food production and its environmental consequences. Dr. Oumaima HARKOUSSE extends her influence beyond the academic realm. She actively engages with communities and organizations to raise awareness about ecological issues, specifically centered around food systems. Dr. Oumaima HARKOUSSE has been a catalyst for change, advocating for sustainable farming practices, reducing food waste, and promoting organic and locally sourced produce.

Mohamed Ait Boulahsen is a food scientist with a Ph.D. in food science and technology. He specializes in sustainability issues related to food packaging, particularly the development of biodegradable, bioactive edible packaging materials that enhance the shelf-life of food products while minimizing environmental harm. Mohamed’s work is aligned with the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals, including the goal of responsible consumption and production. In addition to his academic work, Mohamed is a passionate advocate for food waste reduction and sustainable food practices. He has facilitated numerous workshops on these topics and is actively involved in various local NGOs. His unique perspective and innovative approach will provide valuable insights into the complex challenges facing our food system and help to inspire new solutions for a healthier planet.

A.MAL Projects is an art and research initiative exploring ecology, migration and globalization through speculative art and research projects. Casting a critical eye on past and present global issues while seeking to harness human connection and creativity to imagine a better, more hopeful future by creating opportunities for collaboration and experimentation through paid artist residencies, workshops and talks, and touring exhibitions across Europe/North Africa. We bring emerging and mid-career artists and creatives from Europe, North Africa and the diaspora, to engage in reciprocal learning and experience sharing.

27 May
Harvest Festival – Marrakech

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