Natural Burial

WHAT IS NATURAL BURIAL?

Natural burial is a way of caring for our loved ones and also aides in the conservation of natural resources, reduction of carbon emissions, protection of worker health and the preservation of habitat.

Highland Meadow will allow families to mourn and take part in the grieving process. It is an intimate and hands-on way to honor your loved ones, surrounded by nature in the serenity of the meadow, returning a body to the Earth.

THINGS WE LOVE ABOUT NATURAL BURIAL

  • Eco-friendly
  • Environmental and emotional benefits
  • Exclusive options for those who choose cremation
  • Natural grave memorials
  • Interactive memorial service
  • Catered to individual beliefs
  • Celebration of life
  • More Options for the unchurched
  • Welcomes families to be involved
  • Becomes a part of the healing process
  • Simpler end to our lives

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What burial enclosures are allowed in Highland Meadow?
Use of a shroud, natural burial container or biodegradable urn is permitted.

If it’s natural what type of memorial can I have?
The cemetery will provide you with options for a natural stone memorial.

Can we have plants?
Yes! However, they must be selected from the cemetery’s approved planting list. Dedication trees are also available.

When can burials be done?
No. Burials occur year round, on a first come, first served basis.

How do you keep track of where everyone is?
Each site is plotted out and recorded carefully in our database