Hilltop Apiaries


108 Saint Augustine St, West Hartford, CT 06110

Swirls Welcome to Hilltop Apiaries!

"It all started with my father's hobby of taking care of animals. He tried bunnies then goats then chickens. Then came honey bees and they stayed. That was over 10 years ago. A hobby quickly became a family activity with his children and grandchildren. Now my father and I have gone into beekeeping business. And business is sweet. We have expanded into wholesale honey sales, pollination services, hive management services, educational and mentoring programs, and bee hive woodenware.

My father and I are continuously reading about various beekeeping books and magazines, taking courses, and active in the Connecticut Beekeepers Association. Beekeepers are a small group and we have learned much from the wealth of veteran beekeepers in the area.

We are stewards of these amazing insects and through awareness and education we are helping to promote their importance in nature. It always amazes me when someone that I meet for the first time asks me what I do for a living and I tell them I play with honey bees. I usually get a double take and a puzzled look.

We don't count success in dollars and cents but count the increasing numbers of colonies we have and that is all that really matters."

What's BUZZIN!

  • Hilltop Apiaries is kosher!  We have been certified by the Hartford Kashrut Commission and will be incorporating the kosher seal to all our products. Our company is recognized on their website under HKC- Certified Establishiment or by following this link: http://hartfordkashrut.org/establishmentsognized 
  • Hilltop Apiaries was recently recognized in the Hartford Magazine, November 2017 issue!
  • Hilltop Apiaries' honey was recently used in a special limited edition milk made by The Farmer's Cow.  They incorporated a delicious blend of our honey with vanilla, creating a milk that left you BUZZING for more! 



Saturday, October 28, 2017
Simsbury Chili Challenge

Sunday, November 26, 2017
Polish National Home Festival Hartford, CT