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Beyond the Gates: Green Burial at the Green Living Festival, Missouri History Museum

July 22, 2023 @ 1:30 pm 2:00 pm

Off-site Event: Learn About Green Burial at the Green Living Festival

Curious about green burial but don’t know what or who to ask? Join Gracie Griffin of St. Louis’s historic Bellefontaine Cemetery and Arboretum as she provides a closer look at green burial practices, dispels myths, and explores some fascinating options available throughout the world.

Saturday, July 22, 1:30 pm. to 2:00 p.m.
Missouri History Museum
5700 Lindell Boulevard
St. Louis, MO, 63112
This presentation will be located in the Schnucks Learning Center.
Presentations are approximately 30 minutes.
Advanced registration encouraged.

Get more info and register here!


For event questions, please contact Joyce via email or via phone at (314) 577-0220.

For more information, visit the Green Living Festival Homepage.



Help your family, friends, and coworkers live green! The Missouri Botanical Garden’s annual Green Living Festival is back in 2023 and will be hosted in a series of pop-up events during a “Summer of Sustainability” at institutions throughout the heart of St. Louis. Join experts at events throughout the summer to dive into a day of learning, exploring, and engaging in ideas for sustainable lifestyles.

Hosted by Missouri Botanical Garden’s EarthWays Center in partnership with Zoo Museum District institutions, the festival will let visitors explore the links between sustainability and a healthy environment. Our experts will offer tips to make your lifestyle, workplace, community, and residence greener. Event highlights will include exhibitors, family-friendly activities, workshops, tours, and more!

Entrance to the Green Living Festival is included with regular entry to the Missouri History Museum where general admission is FREE.
Directions and parking



This presentation is free; however, donations to the Friends of Bellefontaine Cemetery are gratefully accepted

To make a gift to the Friends of Bellefontaine, email Joe Shields or call our office at 314-381-0750.

Make a gift online
VENMO: @FriendsofBellefontaineCemetery
PAYPAL: donations@bcastl.org


July 22, 2023
1:30 pm – 2:00 pm

Bellefontaine Cemetery and Arboretum