Promoting Agriculture, Conservation, and Preservation
Hilltop Farm is a community resource for education. The Friends are excited to be able to share these programs with the community:
Summer nature programs offer children the opportunity to explore the out of doors while having fun in a relaxed, safe environment at Hilltop Farm. Participants will learn about nature, science, make friendships while building self-confidence under the guidance of scientists and teachers. LEARN MORE
New this summer a Jewelry Making Classes are being offered for ages 11 and older. Classes meet on Tuesdays and Thursdays, July 11-July 27, from 2:00 to 3:15pm. This might be a cool way to spend quality summer time together with a family member. LEARN MORE
Beekeeping and Honey at Hilltop
A new beekeeper is coming to Hilltop Farm! Joe Morozuk is in the process of installing two NUCs (nucleus') and will also be trapping some wild bees. Joe is interested in working with us to develop educational programs on Pollinators and Beekeeping, and will come up with a plan for a demonstration hive at Hilltop!
Since 2015 Hilltop Farm has been the beneficiary of an innovative partnership with Pine Meadow Academy of Windsor Locks. High School students from PMA receive public service credit for time spent working on the farmstead and in the tow-owned open space. LEARN MORE