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Invitation to a funeral—a funeral within a forest. We are burying the 20th century conventions of death and dying in Massachusetts and at the same time uncovering or rediscovering the timeless concepts of death with dignity, a natural part of life.
Explore with us the value of a home funeral and how a purposeful ceremony can result in a healing and enriching experience for family and loved ones. Come realize what a forest resting place might offer….
Our goal of establishing natural cemeteries in this region and beyond can help preserve our precious lands for future generations as well as make available a meaningful and caring end of life experience.
This symposium will cover a range of topics:
· Dying at home and natural deathcare
· History of burial practices
· Massachusetts laws regarding burials
· The science of soils and decompostion
· Different facets of burial options
· Conservation potential
Hosted by Southeastern Massachusetts Pine Barrens Alliance, Inc.
Register by Febuary 1, 2018 if you would like the catered Lunch. Please note (vegetarian or not). Visit the weblink for registration and more information.