Conifers instead of coffins. Groves instead of graves. Birdsongs instead of burial.
Return your ashes to the base of your own memorial tree in a serene forest reserve. Celebrate life with a natural return to the earth, and leave a lasting legacy by helping conserve the forest.
Your ashes are combined with forest soil and placed at the base of your own tree
Your memorial tree helps conserve the land and reforest areas where it's needed most
We work with you to design a personalized ceremony that honors your unique legacy
Each year funerals use enough wood to build 4.5 million homes
100 acres of forest scrubs 36 million car miles of CO2 out of the air?
270 acres of peaceful forest in the foothills of the Berkshires
Nestled in the eastern foothills of the Berkshires, our memorial forest is close to it all but a world apart. Less than 2 hours from Boston and just 20 minutes from Amherst and Northampton, come find your tree in our secluded sanctuary, walk our trails, and find serenity amidst the oaks and pines.
A better way to leave a legacy and conserve natural landscapes
At Eternal Roots, we're on a mission to provide a more natural, sustainable and uplifting way to leave a legacy. We believe that there is no better way to honor life than by surrounding it with living things, and no better legacy to leave than one of conservation.
“With my last act, I get to help protect a forest. I think that’s a beautiful thing to leave behind.”
“Eternal Roots is exactly the type of memorial option I’ve been searching for”
“I couldn’t imagine a choosing cemetery. I’m happy to have a natural and untouched place.”
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