America's Greenest Restaurants of 2014

10) The Green Sage, Asheville, North Carolina

The Green Sage Coffeehouse and Café in Asheville, N.C., now with two locations, is at the forefront of the city’s green dining movement. The menu accommodates those following a gluten-free, vegetarian, or vegan diet and uses meats that are antibiotic-, hormone-, and preservative free. Additional green efforts include a compost and recycling station, and cabinets made from reclaimed wood among other initiatives. The restaurant’s burgers and hot sandwiches can be filled with grass-fed beef, chicken breast, or grilled tempeh. Rice bowls, citrus kale bowls, and lentil soup are also crowd-pleasers for those choosing to dine at The Green Sage. 

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