San Miguel Escobar, Guatemala

Peanut Butter Workshop

Eating fresh peanut butter is like a little bit of heaven! The only way to improve it is by making it fresh yourself in the home of peanut farmers on the slope of Volcan Agua. Hear about the basics of peanut farming firsthand and learn the trick of easy peanut shelling. Roast peanuts over a fire and grind them by hand. There is nothing added to the peanut butter! - no added sugar, salt, oil or preservatives. This is a great activity for families with children or any peanut butter addict!

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2-3 Hours

Travel Style

Cultural Immersion, Foodie Fun and Family Friendly



Physical Activity

Light activity


Small Towns/Villages and Rural Communities


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Speaks: Spanish


  • Discover the basics of peanut farming firsthand from a peanut farmer!
  • Learn the trick to easy peanut shelling.
  • Roast peanuts over a fire and grind them by hand.
  • Bring back your very own jar of peanut butter that you made!



Available at 9 am or 1 pm (need 1 day's notice to arrange with Lidia and Lilian). Workshop lasts about 1.5 hours.


Flexible Departure Date
All year


2 travelers minimum

What's Included


Local guide (not bilingual) and Bilingual guide (extra $)


Some meals included (see itinerary)
Delicious snack of freshly ground peanut butter, bananas, and local honey.

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Your Local Host

De la Gente

Foreign Owned Nonprofit

De la Gente works with coffee farming communities to create economic opportunity that improves the quality of life of their families and communities. You can meet farmers and artisans and work alongside them in their homes, as you create your own souvenir, not to mention memories to last a lifetime. Take a tour led by a smallholder coffee farmer to see where your coffee comes from, learn to make pepian (the national dish of Guatemala) in the home of a local 'chef' or try your hand in making a number of other artisan goods.

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