Riverbend is proud to partner with a number of renowned colleges and universities in the areas of grain and malt research, education and testing:
AB Tech Community College. Providing a degreed curriculum in Brewing, Distilling and Fermentation.
Appalachian State University. Providing training to prospective brewers, leading to a Bachelors Degree in Fermentation.
Blue Ridge Community College. Providing education to brewers and industry participants
Hartwick College. Providing testing services and process advice to maltsters.
North Carolina State University. Performing leading edge agricultural research.
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Performing leading edge agricultural research.