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Looking for honey from local hives; raw honey with local pollen, Manuka honey, honey in combs or other types of honey in Southern Connecticut?  Scroll down this page and you will see the aall of thoses in Southern Connecticut, sorted by county. ALWAYS call before you go to confirm the info, they don't always report changes to me!

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Updates for September 2021

September The bees have been busy and there's plenty of honey available now!

Local Honey listings, by county

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Middlesex County

  • Down the Lane Farm LLC - Honey (retail), Wildflower honey, Raw honeys, Beeswax candles, The bees forage in areas not sprayed with chemicals, Honey from hives on the farm, gift shop, group reservations
    18 Reservoir Rd, Killingworth, CT 06419. Phone: (203) 619-3976. Email: Open: Offering curbside delivery of honey, soaps, candles, Farm Blend Tea 7 days per week by appointment; Shop open seasonally May through November each Saturday and Sunday 10 am to 4 pm. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover, AmEx. Click here for our Facebook page. We now offer all natural skin care products made from the honey and bees wax harvested from our hives. There is a growing trend among consumers that their skin care products be free of unnecessary chemicals, parabens, and additives. We agree. Our products are a mix of natural and organic ingredients - plain and simple.  (ADDED: April 20, 2020)
  • Peaceful Hill Tree Farm - Honey (retail), gift shop, restrooms
    118 Clark Hill Road, East Hampton, CT 06424. Phone: 860-267-4341. Email: Open: when store is open. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover.
  • Three Sisters Farms - raw honey, handcrafted honey soaps, honey lip balms, honey hand cream, honey body creams, and 100% beeswax candles
    11 Evans Lane, Essex, CT 06426. Phone: (860) 575-5999. Email: Open: We're not generally open to the public except for our "open house sale"' the first two Saturdays in December (canceled in 2020 because of COVID - 19). Directions: Proceed up Evans Lane past white planter pillars (ignore 'no trespassing /video surveillance signs) and continue to next driveway on right (where pavement ends and gravel begins (the neighbor tore up town road and declared it as their driveway (town in litigation to determine ownership; right of way)l. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check, PayPal, Visa/MasterCard, Discover, AmEx, SFMNP Vouchers. Click here for our Facebook page. Raw Connecticut River Valley honey, "Bordeaux of Honey", natural lip balms, gardener's creams, all-natural bug spray. Please visit online--no visitors/curbside pickup only. Raw and All Natural Our bees visit a wide variety of wildflowers such as dandelion, wild raspberry, bittersweet, asters, clover, and milkweed, along with flowering trees like maple, willow, sumac, and locust, to create a wonderfully unique, light honey. As August turns to September the bees bring in goldenrod, aster, and Japanese knotweed, producing an amber, more robust flavored, honey. In cooperation with other beekeepers who have the same standards of beekeeping and honey handling practices, we bring you the "Bordeaux of Honeys" from across Connecticut. (UPDATED: October 12, 2020)

New Haven County 

  • Blueberry Woods Farm LLC - Honey (retail), Comb honey, Raw honeys, Beeswax candles, Pollen, Other honey products, The hives are not treated with chemicals, The bees forage in areas not sprayed with chemicals, The bees are not given antibiotics, Honey from hives on the farm
    382 Dogwood Road, Orange, CT 06477. Phone: (203) 645-0940. Email: Open: Available for local pickup 7 days a week; Call in advance to schedule. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: Really accessible from routes 8, 15, or 34, as well as I-95. We are in Orange. If you are coming from the post road, by Target and Wendy's, we are on the left just past the first bend in Dogwood Road. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check, Venmo, PayPal, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover, AmEx. Click here for our Facebook page. We bottle seasonally and do not blend honey between hives. This means that not only is there seasonal variation in our honey, but variation depending on where each hive prefers to forage. There are many acres of undisturbed woods and wetlands for them to gather from, including over 70 fruiting trees, bushes, vines and shrubs on the our property alone. (ADDED: May 18, 2021)
  • Farm River Honey - Local wildflower honey
    P.O. Box 685, North Branford, CT 06471. Phone: (203) 483-6648 . I bottle & distribute pure honey in 2lb., 1lb., & 1/2lb. sizes. My honey is on the shelves in many health food stores & coffee shops in the New Haven area.
  • Hannan Honey - Local wildflower honey
    480 Hulls Hill Road, Southbury, CT 06488. Phone: 203-264-7005. Email:  Local  honey in various size containers. Palletized hives for pollinations. Queen honeybees available (seasonal). Established in 1998 Hannan Honey is a family owned apiary supplying palletized honey bee hives for pollination services.
  • Swords into Plowshares Honey - Local raw wildflower honey, beeswax candles
    178 Nicoll Street, New Haven, CT 06511. Phone: 203-787-0494. Producing CT's finest wildflower honey and pure beeswax candles for over 25 years. This honey is raw and unpasteurized, cold filtered through cheese cloth only. Orchard pollination throughout New Haven County.
  • Wing Dance Apiary - Local honey,
    1133 Coleman Road, Cheshire, CT 06410. Phone: 203-250-1045. Email: Located and harvested in Cheshire, Connecticut. Our apiary produces raw, artisanal honey from local floral sources, using responsible and sustainable beekeeping practices.