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Here is a list of local resources for those seeking alternative death/burial arrangements.  



Death, Dying and Beyond Services


Providing hands-on healing, gentle guidance and live sacred music for individuals, families, and communities navigating the living path of dying, death and beyond. 


Cathy Brooksie Edwards


Executive Director


New Karma for Old Threads

In remembrance of your loved ones

we make to order:


Burial Swaddling - hand-crafted natural fiber body wraps for green burial

Memory Designs - items made from heirloom linens and clothing


Andrea Batsche

17 Hillsboro Street  

Pittsboro, NC 27312


Joeseph Kenlan, Stoneworks


Landscape and building walls, fireplaces, gravemarkers, waterfalls, walks, paths, patios and more. 



PO Box 774, Pittsboro, NC 27312


Local musicians offering live music for burial services, memorial ceremonies, 

and sound healings.


     Amy Durso             Sheila Fleming


John Westmoreland   

Piedmont Pine Coffins

Natural, affordable, and Green Burial Council certified, we offer a beautiful selection of vessels that are handcrafted for a rustic yet dignified burial.



935 Vernie Phillips Rd.

Bear Creek, NC 27207

Sacred Passages


Home Funeral Educator

-preparing for death

-guidance with home funerals

-ongoing grief work

Jenny Bingham, MSW


Aldergrove Caskets


Handmade Vessels


Natural Departures

John F. Jull, Coffineer


Hillsborough, NC

C.E. Willie Funeral Services

200 Hawkins Ave. Sanford, NC 27330

Phone: 919-777-0898

Fax: 919-777-0940

699 East St.  Pittsboro, NC 27312

Phone: 919-542-1096

Funeral Celebrants  

Local ministers, ceremonialists, and consultants available for planning and performing burial and memorial services.

Leif Diamant, Ordained Interspiritual Minister

Cathy Holt, Certified Life-Cycle Celebrant

Funeral Consumers Alliance North Carolina


Helping you become more informed about end of life options and legal rights.


PO Box 14214

Greensboro, NC 27415-4214


(National Home Funeral Alliance)


If you are seeking the vital information you need to care for your own after death, the NHFA is here for you.


National Home Funeral Alliance (NHFA)
11014 19th Ave SE, Ste #8,

PMB #155
​Everett, WA 98208 

Shrouding Sisters,

Sara Williams


Natural Death Care and Green Burial Consultations


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