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 This Summer and Fall!

July 18                  Burlington VT
Wake Up to Dying It's Your Funeral Panel Discussion with Lee Webster, Fletcher Free Library

July 22                Wolfeboro NH
Sugar Hill Retirement CommunityGoing Out Green with Lee Webster

August 4-5            Conway NH
World Fellowship Organization
Film screening of Steelmantown, followed by presentation on green burial in New Hampshire and discussion, facilitated by Julie Lanoie and Lee Webster

August 22             Chichester NH
Permaculture Day at Inheritance Farm
Demonstration and presentation of home funeral body care and law with Lee Webster

September 9        Plymouth NH
Pease Public LibraryExploring Green Burial Initiatives in Plymouth presentation by Lee Webster, followed by a panel Q&A with Town Cemetery Trustees

September 26       Somerville MA
Wake Up to Dying It's Your Funeral Panel Discussion with Lee Webster, TBA

October 18            Keene NH
Dragonfly Shop, 1 - 3:30 p.m. 
Presentation and body demonstration workshop with Lee Webster and Susan Curtin

October 2-4           Los Gatos CA
National Home Funeral Alliance 2015 Conference with NHFA President Lee Webster

December 4            Washington DC
The Dupont Summit, Answering the Clarion Call for Sustainable Green Burial Practices
with Lee Webster, Matt Alcide and Ed Bixby,
Green Burial Council

Fall Home Funeral Practicum Plymouth NH

Looking for a speaker at your next event? Give us a call!

We speak Vermont, too!
NHFREA Publications
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