About Ekoto

  • Paulina Córdova Walterspiel

    I could learn so much not only from agriculture, food and sustainability, but also about the Dutch culture, which is so different from mine! Even in the way we communicate on social media or understand different concepts. But these differences made me enrich my intercultural skills, having as a result a lot of personal and professional growth.
  • Juan Felipe Camacho

    “Be the change you want to see in the world.”

    I never fully understood that quote until I met Ivar van Dorst, founder and owner of Ekoto, he showed me with his work that to start that change you want to see in the world you need to start doing what you think is right and let that be an example and inspiration to other people.

  • Eugenio Rhoads

    I wanted to learn how an organic Dutch farm works. The main reason why I came to this farm was to learn about strip cropping, I had insights in organic faming because back home my mother owns a small organic farm. But I didn’t have any knowledge about strip agriculture. Arriving to the farm I was impressed of the beauty of the place...
  • Seongbae Park

    Not only the farm had good learning contents but also Ivar and his family are very friendly and warm. Their positivity often motivates me to focus on works and feel more responsible.
  • Join Ekoto?

    Ekoto is despite its broad field of work and ambitions, still a young company. Despite that a group of people work on the farm, true employees a...
  • Ivar van Dorst

    The foundation of Ekoto is based on a frustration of anonymous products that we buy in our every day life. With every product I buy, I wonder what practices I am supporting. Perhaps child labour, modern slavery or
  • Teyo Broers

    In bigger companies you usually get one single job or task for weeks, at Ekoto all jobs are diverse and when you get bored of doing one you can always do another, it is for sure something I appreciated,
  • Kiran Pavana

    When working at Ekoto, I took on the responsibilities of managing some crop trials and the company’s social media account on Instagram. The trials consisted of approximately 45 ancient legume varieties,