I'm very excited to introduce my friend Maureen Walrath, who lives in Oregon and also weaves willow coffins for her local community! If you are on the west coast, please check out her work and take a class with her. We share the same ethos and vision for this work blooming in this country.
Green Burial Vermont has a new website! They are working hard to make green burial easy and accessible for Vermont residents.
This is the website for Green Burial Massachusetts, an organization working towards making green burial available and easily accessible to anyone in Massachusetts!
Created and run by volunteers, this is an incredible resource site and group of people independent of the funeral industry. Here you can learn about your rights for home funerals and green burials.
One of my beloved role models from my childhood and the New England Quaker community. Karin hand carves beautiful grave stones in Rhode Island.
This is the beautiful website for Naturally Useful, the business that my teacher Karen Collins started a few years ago.
Stephen Jenkinson eloquently articulates his views on North American society's phobia around death and speaks his encouragement towards awareness.
Home Funeral Guides
Sylvia Sienikehä Elysiana is a death doula, holistic therapist and the owner & founder of Soulmilk Healing Arts Studio. Her practice is based on Hornby Island, British Columbia on Canada's west coast where hosts monthly death cafes, writes death-centric poetry and makes sculptural cinerary urns for ashes.