Uncommon Ground: the perfect name for America’s greenest restaurant
With a list of accolades that doesn’t stop, Chicago’s Uncommon Ground is anything but common. Named“Greenest restaurant” in America in 2011 and 2013, winner of the governor’s sustainability award, the country’s first certified organic rooftop farm, restaurant of the year, green business of the year…the list goes on and on. And now the owners are adding: “first organic brewery in the state” to that list.
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