Products and Services

Books

Final Rights: Reclaiming the American Way of Death, by Joshua Slocum and Lisa Carlson. Hinesburg, Vt: Upper Access Books (2011)

Going Out Green: One Man’s Adventure Planning His Own Burial, by Bob Butz. Traverse City, Mich.: Spirituality & Health Books (2009)

Grave Matters: A Journey through the Modern Funeral Industry to a Natural Way of Burial, by Mark Harris. New York: Scribner (2007)


Local and Regional Green Burial Products and Services

Disclosure: Listing of these businesses do not represent any endorsement by Green Burial Massachusetts. We list those known to us to aid in search for burial products. If you discover additional resources please notify us.

Caskets

Massachusetts

Florence Casket Co.
Florence, MA
ask@florencecasket.com
https://www.florencecasket.com/

Mary Lauren Fraser
Dummerston, VT
marylaurenfraser@gmail.com
http://www.fraserbaskets.com/

Mourning Dove Studio
Arlington, MA
781-290-7356
Email: Ruth@MourningDoveStudio.com
https://mourningdovestudio.com/?page=shop

Mourning Dove Studio cardboard coffins are now available through Green Burial MA. The retail price is $350 and half of that price goes directly to GBM as a tax-deductible donation. Contact GBM at info@greenburialMA.org or leave a voice mail message at (617) 393-5011.

New Hampshire

Michael Whitman
Lyme, NH 03768
603-795-4435
michael@michael-whitman.com
http://www.pinecasketsandurns.com/

George Lang
Strafford, NH 03884
greencaskets@gmail.com
https://www.facebook.com/greencasketsgreencaskets.greencaskets.3/

Vermont

Jason E Breen Woodworking
1197 Bonnyvale Rd
Brattleboro, VT 05301
802-257-9993
Email: JasonEBreen@gmail.com
http://jasonebreen.com/

Vermont Coffins Products
61 Sadie Foss Road
Plainfield, Vermont 05667
Phone: 802-456-1049
Email: wolves@sover.net
http://vtcoffins.com/index.shtml


Shrouds

Mourning Dove Studio
Arlington, MA
781-290-7356
Email: Ruth@MourningDoveStudio.com
http://mourningdovestudio.com/index.php?page=shop

Last Dance Shrouds/Dina Stander
413-259-9125
Email: Dina@deanbrook.org
www.lastdanceshrouds.com


Urns

Lucy Fagella
86 Leyden Road
Greenfield, MA 01301
413-522-8370
lucyfagella@gmail.com
https://www.luciaurns.com/


Home Funeral Guides

Peaceful Passage at Home
Peg Lorenz | Shirley

978-425-6602
peglor@comcast.net
http://peacefulpassageathome.com/

In Loving Hands
Heather Massey

Cape Cod, MA, USA
508-457-1612
inlovinghandshomefunerals@gmail.com

A Sacred Undertaking
Ann-Elizabeth Barnes

Great Barrington, MA
413-528-1306 or 413-429-6561
annelizbarnes@gmail.com

Linda Caron
Springfield, MA
413-364-2789

Joan Pillsbury
Gill, MA
413-863-4634 or 413-531-2637
pillsbu@comcast.net


Celebrants: Funerals and Other Life-Cycle Events

Emily Eliot Miller
Death Educator and Doula
(917) 300-1869
http://www.deathjewel.life

Dina Stander
413-259-9125
Dina@deanbrook.org
www.dinastander.com


Burial at Sea

New England Burials at Sea
Captain Brad White

Marshfield Hills, MA, 02051
24 hour line:
617-966-1986.
781-834-0112 (9-6 EST)
OceanBurial@aol.com
http://www.newenglandburialsatsea.com/
New England Burials at Sea offers a shroud suitable for burial at sea.