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14 05, 2018

Stories From Main Street: ‘Dying To Bloom’ Offers Products For Green Burials

2018-05-14T18:45:10+00:00May 14th, 2018|News|

If you care about the environment while you’re alive, what about after you’re dead? This week in “Stories from Main Street,” Sean Adams found one entrepreneur making green burials her business.  “Dying to Bloom is a natural burial boutique, and what that means I sell biodegradable burial products for people [...]

13 04, 2018

A Natural End With Green Burials

2018-04-13T14:49:58+00:00April 13th, 2018|News|

The growing practice provides an environmentally friendly alternative to traditional interments. Four years ago, my brother was shopping in a Best Buy on a Saturday afternoon with his 10-year-old daughter. Blu-Ray player in hand, they stopped to look at DVDs on the way out. Suddenly my brother staggered back and [...]

1 11, 2017

The Women Who Want Their Corpses to Feed The Earth After They Die

2018-04-13T14:56:53+00:00November 1st, 2017|News|

Women have long been leaders in the death industry, but in recent years they have also pushed the industry to look to alternative burial practices. When people walk into Kerry Potter-Kotecki's business in Nyack, New York, they could mistake it for a spa. A pebble-covered wall fountain bubbles and chandeliers [...]

1 11, 2017

Nyack’s Natural Burial Boutique Helps Rocklanders Deal With Death

2018-04-13T14:51:43+00:00November 1st, 2017|News|

NYACK, N.Y. -- Ever wanted to talk about death in a safe, respectful space? Now you can. Kerry Potter, the owner of Dying to Bloom, a natural burial boutique in Nyack, will be hosting what's called a "Death Café," over tea and treats Sunday, Nov. 5 from 2 p.m. to [...]

6 04, 2017

Small Business Spotlight: Dying to Bloom

2018-04-13T14:54:59+00:00April 6th, 2017|News|

A Nyack boutique owner breaks the monotonous trend of current funeral practices and offers more personal and sustainable tributes. NYACK, NY — Every local business has a story worth sharing with the community. And that's the belief behind this ongoing Patch series — to shine the spotlight on all our [...]

9 03, 2017

The Tear bottle – Unique gift of love & remembrance

2018-03-23T14:51:17+00:00March 9th, 2017|Gifts|

Dying to Bloom is proud to carry “Timeless Traditions” Tear Bottles and jewelry. As a natural burial boutique, we also want to provide unique, quality, handcrafted sympathy/memorial gifts. As delicate as a teardrop itself, the tear bottle is a tradition of shared emotion and transformed relationships that has endured for [...]

27 02, 2017

Natural burial boutique plants customers in the ground, with no complaints

2018-04-13T14:46:25+00:00February 27th, 2017|News|

NYACK, N.Y. — A new business gives families the option of “going green” when it comes time to say goodbye to loved ones. Dying to Bloom is a natural burial boutique, catering to people and their pets, that offers everything from biodegradable cardboard caskets to funeral products with an eco-friendly [...]

27 02, 2017

Nyack boutique focuses on eco-friendly burials

2018-04-13T14:49:52+00:00February 27th, 2017|News|

Dying To Bloom offers green options, from biodegradable coffins to ash pendants A new Nyack business gives families the option of “going green” when it comes time to say goodbye to loved ones. Dying to Bloom is a natural burial boutique, catering to people and their pets, that offers everything [...]

23 02, 2017

Rockland Entrepreneur Is ‘Dying’ To Showcase The Merits Of Green Deaths

2018-04-13T14:49:48+00:00February 23rd, 2017|News|

NYACK, N.Y. -- For Kerry Potter, her new boutique, Dying to Bloom , is personal. The Suffern resident lost both of her parents in her twenties. At that time, she said she didn’t think twice about having them embalmed and entombed in a cement vault but over the years, as [...]