Renew                                                      Sustain                                                  Endure

                                                             Renew                                                      Sustain                                                  Endure

The Greensprings Annual Meeting will be held Tuesday, March 21 at 7:00 at the Ithaca Town Hall, 215 N. Tioga Street, Ithaca, NY 14850 (use back door off Aurora Street to the basement). All lot holders, staff, volunteers and friends are encouraged to attend.  

Greensprings Natural Cemetery Preserve is located atop a beautiful hill in Newfield, NY, on 130 acres bounded by two adjoining forests of 8,000 acres. It offers a sustainable, natural alternative to conventional burials, without embalming fluids, high-cost coffins, concrete vaults and fancy gravestones.  At Greensprings, burial is simple.  People make their return to the Earth in a way that celebrates how they lived their lives.  Settling burial mounds, some marked with a flat field stone, blend in with their natural settings.

As one member noted, “Greensprings is so much more than just "doing the right thing. "Environmentally, it fulfills the traditional need of human beings to do everything they possibly can for their loved ones, even in death.”





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