Green burials gain interest in Dane Co., reviving thousands of years of human tradition
MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) - An alternative burial method is gaining interest in Dane County, with one green cemetery saying it’s on a fast track to run out of space as another hopes to open next year.

Supporters of green burials say their way follows tradition, in the way humans have done for thousands of years. Generally, the practice involves no embalming, vaults or metal caskets.

“We will re-compose and provide nutrients for the life that surrounds us,” Shedden Farley said. He is the coordinator of the Natural Path Sanctuary located in rural Verona. It’s operated by the nonprofit Farley Center...


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