NH Funeral Resources, Education & Advocacy
PO Box 456, Holderness NH 03245   603.236.9495
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Looking for someone to walk you through a family-led home funeral? A funeral establishment with reasonable prices? An interfaith minister? Help with completing NH advance directives? For these resources and more, click here.
Welcome to NHFREA, where  it is our mission to support informed funeral consumer choice through education and advocacy.
Find it Fast
Locate Speakers & Workshops
You’ll be surprised at how interested people of all ages and stages are in funerals, especially when they are learning how to be more eco-conscious, self-reliant, and save money. To find a speaker or workshop near you, click here.
Funeral planning doesn’t have to be complicated or mysterious, and being a good consumer doesn’t just apply to buying a new car. To see cost comparison surveys, sample documents, and learn about your choices, click here.
Be an Informed Consumer
Go Out Green
Important Links & Resources
Been recycling, reusing, repurposing for ages? Learn how you can leave the planet in the most eco-conscious and affordable ways here. Find out what's happening in NH green burial initiatives and how you can help here.
About Us
There's a sea of great funeral information out there. Let us help you wade through by locating the top websites for funeral consumer protection, green burial, home funerals, and books, articles, interviews and more by clicking here.
We are a nonprofit organization comprised of volunteers, conservationists, home funeral guides, funeral consumer advocates, teachers, and interfaith ministers eager to help NH families find funeral information quickly and easily. Contact us at the address or number above, or email us at NHFREA@gmail.com.
Find a Funerary Craftsman
Did you know that whether you hire a funeral home or not, you may supply your own funeral goods? Support regional artists and craftspeople who make biodegradable, caskets, urns, shrouds, markers and other green goods by clicking here.
Find Us at These Locations!

March 29                        Durham, NH
UNH class on Home Funerals and Green Burials with Lee Webster

Postponed TBA            Amherst, NH
Johnson Meeting Room, Amherst Library
Learning About Home Funerals, sponsored Nourishing Traditions

April 24, 2:30 p.m.        Hanover, NH
Hanover Conservancy
Green burial discussion regarding easements and land trust with Lee Webster

May 10, 9 a.m. - noon    Bellows Falls, VT
Brattleboro Hospice
Home Funerals and Hospice with Lee Webster

September 22-24           Reistertown, MD
2017 National Home Funeral Alliance Biennial Conference

November 4, 2-4 p.m.    Cranston, RI
Rhode Island Funeral Consumers Alliance
Cranston Library
Creating Green Burial Space in Your Community with Lee Webster

Looking for a speaker at your next event? Give us a call! 603.236.9495
We speak Vermont, too!
NHFREA Publications
Listen to Home Funeral radio interview with Lee Webster on Phaneuf Funeral Home's Dying to Talk on 107.7 FM 12/12/15

Listen to Green Burial radio interview with Lee Webster on Phaneuf Funeral Home's Dying to Talk on 107.7 FM 1/12/16

The Power of Home Funerals and History of the NHFA with Lee Webster, End of Life University with Karen Wyatt, M.D.

Read At the End of Life: Death Doulas and Home Funeral Guides on MedPage Today with Julie Lanoie and Lee Webster, 4/11/15

Read Foster's Daily Democrat article about our presentation at the Durham Community Church 3/16/14 sponsored by Seacoast Permaculture

Watch Julie Lanoie speaking about the home funeral at the UU Fellowship of the Eastern Slopes on 3/2/14

Listen to NHPR's Word of Mouth interview with Lee Webster 1/30/14
NHFREA in the News
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2014 Funeral Home Survey
Click here to download the new
2014 New Hampshire
Funeral Home Survey

For more information,
or to be included in this survey,
contact nhfrea@gmail.com

NHFREA needs your financial support!        Our work is 100% volunteer, and yet we have costs that need to be covered. Please consider sending a donation in any amount.
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