Managed by the Friends of
the Farm at Hilltop
You can tell that Spring is in full swing here in New England, with the daffodils and azaleas in full bloom. We have so much news to share with you of events and programs coming to Hilltop Farm.
We Need Your Help
As you know, FOFAH is responsible for the care and maintenance of the property. Picking up the trash and funding the repair the damages caused by nature and visitors are all paid by FOFAH through donations and volunteer efforts. 
Please Help Us By
  • Parking in the designated areas and outside the entrance gate. 
  • Walking down to the bridge over the wetlands and observation deck. No motorbikes or cars. Only authorized farm vehicles in that area.
  • Walk along the laneways, keeping dogs on a leash and picking up after your dog.
  • Driving authorized farm vehicles and those cars with State issued Handicap markers, only, will be allowed within the fences.
  • Admire, but do not pick the flowers, fruits and vegetables growing throughout Hilltop Farm.
Please join FOFAH in making Hilltop Farm a safe and enjoyable destination for all visitors. Thank You!
Yoga At the Farm - Sunday's and Wednsday's
Join Allison Zaczynski on Sundays at 9:00 a.m. and Wednesdays at 6:00 p.m. at Hilltop Farm for vinyasa Yoga class. Yoga season is May 23 until September 28. We will meet in the barnyard, on the lawn behind the white barn.

By request, Allison is also leading Chair Yoga on Sunday’s at 10:30. Dates are June 13, July 11, August 15, and September 12. Weather can be unpredictable, so pay attention to the Fit-Bliss with Allison Facebook page for any updates regarding cancellations. For additional information and fees, go here.
Bald Eagle Golf Outing
The 8th annual Bald Eagle Golf Outing will be held on Saturday, June 5 at the Suffield Country Club.

The outing is a benefit for The Friends of The Farm at Hilltop.

The 18-hole scramble format golf outing will begin with registration and lunch at noon followed by a 1:00 shotgun start. Dinner starts at 6 pm.
See our Events to register.
Monster Tag Sale - June 12
FOFAH will be leasing spaces for you to sell all your old treasures. Help will be needed for parking. Applications available here.

Also, June 12 the Annual CT Open House at Hilltop. Come and see what is new at the Farm while you purchase new items.
A Taste of Bluegrass -Music at Hilltop-June 26

Mark your calendar now to come out and enjoy live bluegrass music at Hilltop Farm!
Michael Cleveland & Flamekeeper,Grammy Award Winner and 12 time IBMA fiddle player of the year. Also, The Kevin Prater Band and The Rutabeggars Rockhearts. This event is in partnership with The Podunk Music Festival. See our Events.
Dog Training Classes

Heather Hitchcock of The Essential Canine will be enrolling owners and their dogs for training in early Summer. She is a FOFAH Partner at Hilltop Farm. Contact her for further details at 413-218-2367.
FOFAH Has a New Website

Our Volunteers are amazing! FOFAH volunteer and amateur historian, Tony Peterson has lead the project to upgrade of the FOFAH website. We appreciate his leadership and beautiful work. Take a look. Let us know what you think.
Summer 2021 Nature Kids Programs at Hilltop Farm 

The FOFAH summer programs offer children, ages 4-12+, the opportunity to explore the out of doors while having fun in a relaxed, and safe environment at Hilltop Farm. Participants will learn about nature and science, while making friends and building self confidence under the guidance of scientists and teachers.

Programs are aligned with the STEM approach to the world and learning. Themes of nature, farming, backyard chickens, pollinators and conservation will be explored. Programs begin mid July and run to mid-August.
Our goals
  • Promote an understanding and love of nature
  • Advocate the wise use and preservation of natural resources 
  • Educate about the interrelationship of soils, water, plants, animals and people.

For full details of programs and registration, go here.
Antique Motorcycles and Vintage Cars on Hendee Day - July 17
This is a celebration of antique motorcycles, especially Indians, and vintage cars at George Hendee's beloved Hilltop Farm. FOFAH also hopes to host a Vintage Baseball Game.
Final Words
  • You can be part of the fun for any of these events by being a Volunteer or Sponsor. Details on these events will be here or call 860-758-0668.
  • When you visit the Farm, please remain on the trails and avoid walking in areas that are being farmed. Also, during your visit, please follow all CT COVID-19 Protocols.
PO Box 372
Suffield, CT 06078-0372