Promoting Agriculture, Conservation, and Preservation

Program Offerings

Hilltop Farm is a community resource for education.  The Friends are excited to be able to share these programs with the community:

Nature Programs at Hilltop Farm

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

Jewelry Making with Mrs. Bowe

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! 

High School Workdays

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

Community Gardens

For the past 15 years FOFAH has been working with local farmers, state and federal agencies to prevent erosion, and improve and maintain the soils in the open space at Hilltop. The FOFAH board is delighted to be able to share the farmland with the local community, offering garden plots to individuals, groups, and families. Have fun and enjoy gardening at Hilltop Farm. LEARN MORE