Malawi Livingstonia

Mushroom Farm Eco-Lodge

Incredible Place

Experience one of the best views in Southern Africa.

Inspiring People

We are a community-based lodge, that empowers individuals through stable + fair paid employment opportunities.

Impactful Planet

A sustainable paradise to can reconnect with nature.

Incredible Place

Experience one of the best views in Southern Africa.

We ofer multiple experiences for guests to explore around Mushroom Farm:
– Chombe Plateau Day Hike
– Manchewe Waterfall Day Hike
– Historic Livingtonia Day Hike
– 3-Day Trek to Nyika Plateau

Philosophy

The Mushroom Farm offers a variety of comfortable + affordable naturally-built chalets, funky canvas safari tents, and cliff-side campsites. All accommodations include linens, mosquito nets + full use of facilities.

Our stunning cliffside restaurant offers a farm-to-table vegetarian menu + fully stocked bar. Our kitchen team utilizes seasonal + locally sourced ingredients, preparing every meal from scratch

History

We’ve lived in Malawi since 2015, and after the first few years we knew we wanted to stay and create an eco-lodge for people to come and see the beauty that Malawi has to offer. While traveling in Madagascar in 2018 we met a couple on Nosy Be Island that inspired us to go for it! By 2019 we were in conversation with the previous owners of Mushroom Farm, and in early 2020 we took over. The rest is history!

Mission & Vision

Working together with the Malawian community where we are based and sharing the goodness of it with people from all over the world.

Inspiring People

We are a community-based lodge, that empowers individuals through stable + fair paid employment opportunities.

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Katlyn & Paul

Altered Host Member

Returned Peace Corp members, Katlyn and Paul have been living in Malawi since 2015. They always dreamt of starting an Eco-Lodge. In 2020, they took over Mushroom Farms from their previous owners and the rest is history.

Host since ...

2023

We speak ...

English and Chichewa

We have lived in...

Malawi and United States

Guests, ask us about...

Continue to create a gathering space for all in the northern mountains of Malawi, while preparing our team to take over + run Mushroom Farm Eco-Lodge on their own.

Impactful Planet

Working together with nature is one of main our goals at the farm.

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At Mushroom Farm we do our best to be intentional and thoughtful about our impact on the environment and local community. We are continuously educating ourselves on the improvements we can make. We grow our own produce in our permaculture garden that is full of lush vegetables, medicinal plants, and herbs, as well as our natural ponds, fruit orchard, and green house. The Mushroom Farm is powered completely by the sun. We have 9 solar panels and 4 batteries that keep the music playing, the fridge working, the lights shining + the charging stations going. The farm is extremely fortunate to have its own natural spring that supplies us throughout the year with clean drinking water that flows into the designated taps. Even though our natural spring supplies us with plenty of water, we also use grey water filter practices to not waste any water.

Our Location

Located in the Northern Mountain Village of Manchewe, Offering Panoramic Views of Lake Malawi.

Address

Mushroom Farm Eco-Lodge, C46P+6Q Livingstonia, Malawi