Beginning this fall, Western Michigan University and Kalamazoo Valley Community College will launch the nation's first higher education degree program in sustainable brewing. (Note: An earlier version of this story said the program was being started by WMU and Kalamazoo College, we regret the error.)

The canning line for Bell's Brewery's mini kegs of Oberan
Josh Hirsch

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