4 days Mushroom Master Program - rotterzwam

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.


€2.117,50 per person


7h 30min

About this experience


Day 1

  • Welcome and tour through the farm

  • Mushroom Bio - Substrate - Competition

  • Substrate production Part 1 (practical)

Day 2

  • Farm setup theory vs practical

  • Location - energy - size - logistics

  • Harvest & packaging (practical)

  • Climate conditions

Day 3

  • Logistics / Collect coffee (visit location)

  • Substrate production Part 2 (practical)

Day 4

  • Business case

  • How to start

  • From start to scale

  • Certificate


The accommodation is not included in the price of this course. We can recommend some hotels or hostels.


  • Access to our online courses modules 1-4

  • 2 hours of support after the course is included

Your Host

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Florian de Deugd - Coordinator of the farm - Florian is a biologist graduate and has been working for Rotterzwam since the end of 2022. He will tell you the story of Rotterzwam with a biological tone.
Mark Slegers - Co-founder and director of rotterzwam. Mark is a trained biotechnologist and has had the necessary experience in growing mushrooms on different types of substrate since the start of rotterzwam in 2013. Mark is an entrepreneur since 2011. He co-founded rotterzwam, BlueCity and Cafaberry.