Asheville NC Relocation Guide

Asheville NC Sustainable Living | Mosaic Realty

Asheville is a mecca for healthy, sustainable living, and it’s this lifestyle that has attracted so many transplants to the area. For you, we’ve created this relocation guide to make your transition to Asheville easier.

The following list (by no means conclusive!) will give you a start in finding goods and services to support your sustainable lifestyle in the Asheville area. Many of the categorized groups below necessarily overlap. Some resources are directories of sustainable businesses from trade groups such as the Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Project and the Western North Carolina Green Building Council that will lead you to many more helpful links. Be sure to take special note of them!

If you have any questions, feel free to contact any of our Mosaic Community Lifestyle Realty Brokers. We hope you enjoy our guide!

Relocation Guide

Life in Asheville Market Analysis Utilities
Surrounding Area Food Jobs & Education
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Certified Green Restaurants

Other Asheville Favorites

Grocery Stores

Farmer's Markets & Agriculture

Cedric's Tavern West End Bakery Greenlife Grocery (Owned by Whole Foods) Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Project
Corner Kitchen The Admiral French Bread Food Corp CSA's & Farmer's Market Calendar
Curate Early Girl Eatery West Village Market  
French Broad Chocolate Lounge Tupelo Honey Earth Fare  
Green Sage 12 Bones Smokehouse Hopey & Company  
Plant Restaurant      
The Cantina      
Posana Cafe      
Rosetta's Kitchen      
Strada Italiano      






Health & Wellness

Parks & Recreation

Asheville Yoga Center Asheville Parks & Recreation
Asheville Community Yoga Mountain Region State Park
Smoky Mountain Adventure Center North Carolina Arboretum
Asheville Racquet Center Blue Ridge Parkway & National Parks




Housing & Building



Recycling   Center

Western North Carolina Green Building Council Organic Mechanic Appalachian Offsets Recycling Centers
JAG Construction Asheville on Bikes Southern Alliance for Clean Energy Greenlife
Mountain Housing Opportunities   Sundance Power Systems  

Jobs, Education & Lifelong Learning

Western North Carolina Green Building Council Training Asheville-Buncombe Techincal Community College
UNC Asheville go! Asheville Green Opportunities
Blue Ridge Naturalist Certificate Program at NC Arboretum