Green burial news and updates as seen and heard from Piedmont Pine Coffins and its cottage industrial home, the off-grid Melleray Farmstead.

 

Green Burial interest meeting hosted by FCAP

Piedmont Pine Coffins visited Greensboro last week to attend a meeting hosted by the Funeral Consumers Alliance of the Piedmont. The meeting was convened by the Green Burial Interest subcommittee. Funeral Consumers Alliance of the Piedmont There were two main topics:  1)  a report from a couple who’d recently taken part in a green burial on […]

Pine Box Casket to the Queen City of Charlotte, NC

I drove a wooden-doweled coffin to the Queen City this past week and delivered it into the hands of the courteous folks at Raymer Kepner Funeral Home in Huntersville, NC. The deceased was Elizabeth, and her family was on hand to line the coffin with pine shavings, a blanket, and a pillow. A friend took home the lid […]