Saturday, November 1, 2008

Whatever Happened to ‘Dust to Dust’?

You Can Still Find It in Green Burial

By the time Nate Fisher was laid to rest in a woodland grave sans coffin in the final season of Six Feet Under, Americans all across the country were starting to look outside the box when death came calling.

Grave Matters follows a dozen such families who found in “green” burial a more natural, more economic and ultimately more meaningful alternative to the tired and toxic send-off on offer at the local funeral parlor.

Listen to the interview with Mark Harris on Fresh Air by host, Terry Gross.