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Another option … woven casket

Mary Lauren Fraser weaves caskets, urns and baskets out of willow. Handwoven, bio-degradable and locally made in western Massachusetts, her coffins are an alternative to the conventional casket and a beautiful addition to green burials. See examples of her work, … Continue reading

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Typical burial sites at CBBG

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Thinking out of the casket: Film on green burials to be screened on St. Patrick’s Day

By Joann Mackenzie Staff Writer, Gloucester Daily Times Mar 16, 2016 Local interest in green burials centers on the creation of a dedicated land preserve that would provide an option to traditional cemeteries. There will be a discussion on the … Continue reading

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“A Will for the Woods” screening & discussion

Join Greenbelt for a free community film screening and facilitated discussion on the emerging topic of Green (or Natural) Burial. Thursday, March 17, 6:00 – 8:00pm Sawyer Free Library Friend Conference Room 2 Dale Avenue, Gloucester MA 01930 Capacity is … Continue reading

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What are my rights?

Rights differ from state to state. Your Funeral Consumer Rights in Maine 2013 Funeral Ethics Organization 87 Upper Access Rd. Hinesburg, VT 05461 funeralethics.org For complete information on the State of Maine regulations and for other states visit: http://www.funerals.org Funeral Arrangements … Continue reading

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MPBN show, Maine Calling, Modern Funerals

Joyce Foley, President of Cedar Brook Burial Ground has been invited to participate on the MPBN show,  Maine Calling.  The topic will be conversations about death and dying and the need to have “the conversation” with family. Modern Funerals Wed, November 4, … Continue reading

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A Winter Burial at Cedar Brook Burial Ground

March 12, 2013 a group of family and friends gathered to pay their respects to a friend. The beautiful boughs a top the wooden casket were from the woods he loved and were crafted by a family member. On FaceBook

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Living Tree by Robert Morgan : The Poetry Foundation

Living Tree by Robert Morgan : The Poetry Foundation. This lovely poem lead a couple to Cedar Brook Burial Ground.

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The History of the Burial Shroud

This information was shared by Kinkaraco, a supplier of shrouds. THE HISTORY OF SHROUDS Kinkaraco is a culturally and spiritually diverse company that cherishes the Death Rituals of Human Beings all over this Earth.Here is a brief collection of Burial … Continue reading

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Earthrise – Green Goodbyes

Published on Jul 24, 2013 by AlJazeeraEnglish Death is a messy business. In America alone, 1.6 million tonnes of cement and over 870,000 gallons of embalming fluid – commonly containing formaldehyde – are buried along with 2.5 million caskets every … Continue reading

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