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Upcoming Events

  • Trail Work Day
    Trail Work Day
    Multiple Dates
    Sun, Jul 21
    Vermont Forest Cemetery
    Jul 21, 2024, 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM
    Vermont Forest Cemetery, 750 Beaver Meadow Rd, Roxbury, VT 05669, USA
    Jul 21, 2024, 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM
    Vermont Forest Cemetery, 750 Beaver Meadow Rd, Roxbury, VT 05669, USA
    Join us for a rewarding day of stewardship at Vermont Forest Cemetery! Volunteers of all ages are invited to help maintain and enhance our trails and green spaces. Whether you're passionate about preserving nature or enjoy outdoor activities, your efforts will make a meaningful impact.
  • Sexton Tour
    Sexton Tour
    Multiple Dates
    Sat, Jul 27
    Vermont Forest Cemetery
    Jul 27, 2024, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
    Vermont Forest Cemetery, 750 Beaver Meadow Rd, Roxbury, VT 05669, USA
    Jul 27, 2024, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
    Vermont Forest Cemetery, 750 Beaver Meadow Rd, Roxbury, VT 05669, USA
    Join us on a walk through the Cemetery grounds with Paul, the Sexton (cemetery manager). Learn about the past, the current options, and the future plans for Vermont's first (and still only!) forest cemetery.
  • Founders Tour
    Founders Tour
    Multiple Dates
    Sat, Sep 07
    Vermont Forest Cemetery
    Sep 07, 2024, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    Vermont Forest Cemetery, 750 Beaver Meadow Rd, Roxbury, VT 05669, USA
    Sep 07, 2024, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    Vermont Forest Cemetery, 750 Beaver Meadow Rd, Roxbury, VT 05669, USA
    Join us on a walk through the Cemetery grounds with Michelle, the founder and Head Cemeterian. Learn about the vision, the land and its different sections, and ways you can be involved with Vermont's first (and still only!) forest cemetery.
  • Worship & Watch: Lay-Led Service and Documentary Discussion
    Worship & Watch: Lay-Led Service and Documentary Discussion
    Thu, Jul 18
    United Church of Hinesburg
    Jul 18, 2024, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    United Church of Hinesburg, 10570 Rte 116, Hinesburg, VT 05461, USA
    Jul 18, 2024, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    United Church of Hinesburg, 10570 Rte 116, Hinesburg, VT 05461, USA
    Michelle Acciavatti will be lay leading a service at the United Church of Hinesburg and we will be screening our documentary as well as hosting a Q & A for parishioners. All are welcome!
  • Cemetery Tour
    Cemetery Tour
    Sun, Jul 14
    Vermont Forest Cemetery
    Jul 14, 2024, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Vermont Forest Cemetery, 750 Beaver Meadow Rd, Roxbury, VT 05669, USA
    Jul 14, 2024, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Vermont Forest Cemetery, 750 Beaver Meadow Rd, Roxbury, VT 05669, USA
    Join one of our Docents on a tour through the cemetery, highlighting our vision and mission, the ecology of the land, and the process of natural burial.
  • OLLI at UVM Presents: Choosing to Sustain the Future with Michelle Acciavatti 2024
    OLLI at UVM Presents: Choosing to Sustain the Future with Michelle Acciavatti 2024
    Mon, Jul 08
    Online Conference Osher Lifelong Institute
    Jul 08, 2024, 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM
    Online Conference Osher Lifelong Institute
    Jul 08, 2024, 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM
    Online Conference Osher Lifelong Institute
    OLLI at UVM presents an online presentation with Michelle Acciavatti on natural burial. Learn about the sustainability, community, and legacy crafting aspects of this conservation-focused approach to laying loved ones to rest. Gain practical planning tips from a pioneer in Vermont's natural burial.
  • Earth to Earth: The Lost Art of Dying in America Screening
    Earth to Earth: The Lost Art of Dying in America Screening
    Sun, Jun 23
    Lanpher Memorial Library
    Jun 23, 2024, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    Lanpher Memorial Library, 141 Main St, Hyde Park, VT 05655, USA
    Jun 23, 2024, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    Lanpher Memorial Library, 141 Main St, Hyde Park, VT 05655, USA
    Join us at the Lanpher Memorial Library for a screening of our documentary Earth to Earth: The Lost Art of Dying in America and stay for a Q&A with our Founder and Head Cemeterian Michelle Acciavatti.
  • 6/1 Founder's Tour
    6/1 Founder's Tour
    Sat, Jun 01
    Vermont Forest Cemetery
    Jun 01, 2024, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM
    Vermont Forest Cemetery, 750 Beaver Meadow Rd, Roxbury, VT 05669, USA
    Jun 01, 2024, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM
    Vermont Forest Cemetery, 750 Beaver Meadow Rd, Roxbury, VT 05669, USA
    A walk through the Cemetery grounds with Michelle, the founder and Head Cemeterian. Learn about the vision, the land and its different sections, and ways you can be involved with Vermont's first (and still only!) forest cemetery.
  • 6/1 Sexton's Tour
    6/1 Sexton's Tour
    Sat, Jun 01
    Vermont Forest Cemetery
    Jun 01, 2024, 12:00 PM
    Vermont Forest Cemetery, 750 Beaver Meadow Rd, Roxbury, VT 05669, USA
    Jun 01, 2024, 12:00 PM
    Vermont Forest Cemetery, 750 Beaver Meadow Rd, Roxbury, VT 05669, USA
    A walk through the Cemetery grounds with Paul, the Sexton (cemetery manager). Learn about the past, the current options, and the future plans for Vermont's first (and still only!) forest cemetery.
  • "From Earth to Earth" in Montpelier
    "From Earth to Earth" in Montpelier
    Wed, May 29
    North Branch Nature Center
    May 29, 2024, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
    North Branch Nature Center, 713 Elm St, Montpelier, VT 05602, USA
    May 29, 2024, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
    North Branch Nature Center, 713 Elm St, Montpelier, VT 05602, USA
    A preview showing of the upcoming documentary about death and dying in America, along with a Q&A with Michelle Acciavatti.
  • 05/16 2pm: Guided tour
    05/16 2pm: Guided tour
    Thu, May 16
    Roxbury
    May 16, 2024, 2:00 PM
    Roxbury, 750 Beaver Meadow Rd, Roxbury, VT 05669, USA
    May 16, 2024, 2:00 PM
    Roxbury, 750 Beaver Meadow Rd, Roxbury, VT 05669, USA
    A walk through the Cemetery with Michelle, the founder
  • Vermont Forest Cemetery Q&A
    Vermont Forest Cemetery Q&A
    Mon, Feb 05
    Zoom
    Feb 05, 2024, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM
    Zoom
    Feb 05, 2024, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM
    Zoom
    Learn more about natural burial without leaving the warmth of home.
  • Mon, Dec 18
    Zoom
    Dec 18, 2023, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM
    Zoom
    Dec 18, 2023, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM
    Zoom
    Learn more about the forest without leaving the warmth of home.
  • Sat, Nov 18
    Vermont Forest Cemetery
    Nov 18, 2023, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
    Vermont Forest Cemetery, 750 Beaver Meadow Rd, Roxbury, VT 05669, USA
    Nov 18, 2023, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
    Vermont Forest Cemetery, 750 Beaver Meadow Rd, Roxbury, VT 05669, USA
    A one-hour guided walk through the cemetery grounds.
  • Sat, Nov 18
    Vermont Forest Cemetery
    Nov 18, 2023, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Vermont Forest Cemetery, 750 Beaver Meadow Rd, Roxbury, VT 05669, USA
    Nov 18, 2023, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Vermont Forest Cemetery, 750 Beaver Meadow Rd, Roxbury, VT 05669, USA
    A one-hour guided walk through the cemetery grounds.
  • Sat, Nov 04
    Vermont Forest Cemetery
    Nov 04, 2023, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
    Vermont Forest Cemetery, 750 Beaver Meadow Rd, Roxbury, VT 05669, USA
    Nov 04, 2023, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
    Vermont Forest Cemetery, 750 Beaver Meadow Rd, Roxbury, VT 05669, USA
    A one-hour guided walk through the cemetery grounds.
  • Sat, Nov 04
    Vermont Forest Cemetery
    Nov 04, 2023, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Vermont Forest Cemetery, 750 Beaver Meadow Rd, Roxbury, VT 05669, USA
    Nov 04, 2023, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Vermont Forest Cemetery, 750 Beaver Meadow Rd, Roxbury, VT 05669, USA
    A one-hour guided walk through the cemetery grounds.
  • Sat, Oct 21
    Vermont Forest Cemetery
    Oct 21, 2023, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    Vermont Forest Cemetery, 750 Beaver Meadow Rd, Roxbury, VT 05669, USA
    Oct 21, 2023, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    Vermont Forest Cemetery, 750 Beaver Meadow Rd, Roxbury, VT 05669, USA
    A one-hour guided walk through the cemetery grounds.
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