Our certification process is complete and The Meadow will be opening for business just outside of Lexington VA the first week of October 2014. We are very pleased to provide an opportunity for patrons to live out their dedication to environmental stewardship. We are eager to begin carring out our mission to honor and promote natural life cycles, enhance and preserve the land as habitat for native flora and fauna, and model the merits and methods of natural end-of-life practices. Please visit our site at www.themeadowlexingtonva.com to learn more about our progress. I look forward to posting some of my thoughts and guiding principles and to broadening my insights through interaction with readers.