11 - 13th of Sept 2023 - Rotterdam - The Netherlands - Special Mushroom Master Program

We will host a very special Master Program - together with Chido Govera (the Future of Hope) and Ivanka Milenkovic (Ekofungi) and Mark Slegers (rotterzwam). You will have a wide variety of entrepreneurship in a 3 day training course. The Course will be hosted by rotterzwam in Rotterdam - The Netherlands

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The Mushroom Academy for SME's

The Mushroom Academy for SME's is platform to teach you all the elements you need to know to cultivate mushrooms on an urban waste stream and build a profitable business model. 


Shorten learning curve

When you are walking the learning by doing route, you are losing time and money. Are you going to experiment and not make any revenue in the interim? 


Theory + Practice

We share the theoretical part and then let you apply that the same day. That way you have experienced all proceedings and the knowledge is guaranteed to stick.

Small groups

The maximum size of the groups is 6 entrepreneurs. This way everybody gets enough attention to ask their questions.

Key learning outcomes

There is so much information that we share, that we cannot list it all here. But below you find the key learning outcomes of our Mushroom Master program.

  1. Understanding the complete mushroom biology
  2. How to prepare different kinds of substrate both manually and automatically
  3. How to properly and effectively clean your farm
  4. Know to recognize, prevent and combat green mould
  5. How to ideally construct your mushroom farm
  6. How to harvest, package and store conform product and legal requirements
  7. How to construct growing rooms with off the shelve components
  8. Oversee the complete in- and outbound logistical challenges
  9. Understanding how to scale the different production methods
  10. Knowing when to apply which production method
  11. Knowing how to construct a healthy business model
  12. Knowing where to look to meet [local] legal requirements
  13. Being able to reproduce the hooks to which you place your sustainable story
  14. Insight in which costly mistakes to avoid
  15. Access to farm floor plans
  16. Access to multiple construction drawings
  17. Access to open source earning models
  18. Access to licensed earning models


  • Full access to our E-learning program
  • Access to the alumni network

Over 80 entrepreneurs by rotterzwam

Over 300 entrepreneurs by Ekofungi

Over the past years we have had the privilege to see how 370+ entrepreneurs created a mushroom shockwave in their community. See the full list of testimonials on our YouTube channel

Pricing Options Mushroom Academy

We have several offers for the beginning mushroom farmer. The rotterzwam program focuses on an urban setup using Coffee grounds as a substrate base. The Ekofungi program is a general program for mushroom production on a bigger rural scale with a diverse range of substrate resources.

Mushroom Master Program @ rotterzwam


Price ex VAT.

  • 3-day program 
  • Focus on urban mushroom farming @ Rotterdam
  • A larger group of students
    [Min. 3 Max. 15]
  • Access to E-learning module 1
  • Accommodation NOT included
  • Doing the substrate production one time
  • Online support afterward

Location: Rotterdam, The Netherlands

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Mushroom Master Program @ rotterzwam


Price ex VAT.

  • 4-day program
  • Focus on urban mushroom farming @ Rotterdam
  • A small group of students
    [Min. 1 Max. 6]
  • Access to E-learning module 1
  • Accommodation NOT included
  • Doing substrate production multiple times with different mixes
  • Online support afterward
  • Extra substrate production and visit coffee grounds collection locations

Location: Rotterdam, The Netherlands

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Mushroom Master Program @ Ekofungi

€ 2.250,-

Price ex VAT (including accommodation)

  • 5 days program - General small-scale mushroom farming
  • A small group of participants  [Min. 1 Max. 6]
  • Access to E-learning Module 1
  • All accommodation and local transport are included
  • Focus on a broad spectrum of resources for substrate production
  • Online support afterward
  • Extra topics: mycoremediation and organic certification

Location: Belgrade, Serbia

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Upcoming programs

    20-22 November 2023 - rotterzwam - Rotterdam - the Netherlands - 3 days

      12-14 Februari 2024 - rotterzwam - Rotterdam - the Netherlands - 3 days

        12-15 April 2024 - rotterzwam - Rotterdam - The Netherlands - 4 days

Want to start farming mushrooms?

Then drop us a line. W'd love to plan a video call and answer your most burning questions.


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