Upcoming GBM Presentations

Catch Green Burial Massachusetts, presenting at a town near you:

Coming Soon

Lathrop Communities in Easthampton, June 24 at 1:30pm
Lathrop Communities in Northampton, June 24 at 3:30pm
Peabody Institute Library of Danvers, June 25 at 7pm
Forbes Library, Northampton, July 24 at 6:30pm


Green Burial Discussion at Peabody Institute Library of Danvers
Tuesday, June 25, 7:00 – 8:00 PM
Gordon Room, Peabody Institute Library of Danvers, 15 Sylvan Street, Danvers, MA, 01923

Join Marianne DiBlasi of the Green Burial Massachusetts’ speaker bureau to learn about green burial. What is it? Is it legal? Psst. Yes, it is legal in Massachusetts, but check the bylaws for your local cemetery. How does green burial compare with conventional burial? What other alternatives to green burial are available in Massachusetts? What can I do if my local cemetery doesn’t allow green burial? Marianne is passionate about living and being buried in harmony with nature and will address these questions and more.

Sponsored by the Essex County Horticultural Organization.
Click here to register.

If you or someone in your party need accommodations to attend this event, please email danversref@noblenet.org at least two weeks in advance of the date of the program.


Green Burial – The Earth-Friendly Option at Forbes Library in Northampton
Wednesday, July 24, 2024
6:30pm – 7:30pm
Coolidge Museum, Forbes Library, 20 West Street, Northampton, MA 01060

Learn about green burial: What is it? Is it legal? (Yes, it is legal in Massachusetts, but check the bylaws for your local cemetery.) How does green burial compare with conventional burial? What other alternatives to green burial are available in Massachusetts? How do costs compare? What can I do if my local cemetery doesn’t allow green burial? Answers to these questions and more will be covered. Find out if green burial is the right choice for you.

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To request a presentation for your group, email info@greenburialma.org.


Past Presentations

Maynard Public Library, March 28, 7pm
Sponsored by Westport Grange, April 13, 1 – 3pm
Amherst Sustainability Festival, April 20, 10am – 4pm
Greening Hudson Sustainability Group, May 28, 7pm


Upcoming GBM Presentations
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