• Champlain Valley Apiaries


    HoneyFood & Beverage Producers

    About Us

    Champlain Valley Apiaries has been producing high quality honey since 1931. Gathered by bees from the blossoms of clover and alfalfa the honey is light in color with a delicious and delicate flavor that has been the favorite of customers for 80 years. Our honey is offered in naturally crystallized (raw honey or liquid form. Discover the nutritional benefits of honey. See the article about us in the September 2007 New York Times.

    Established by Charles Mraz (1905-1999) the firm is entering its third generation of proprietorship. Charles' grandson Charles E. Mraz has moved back to Middlebury from New York City where he has been a senior project supervisor with Sciame Construction Co. Inc. for the past eight years.

    Not pictured are the approximately 1200 hives located in the Champlain Valley from Orwell, Vermont to the Canadian border.


    • Raw, Naturally Crystalized honey locally produced
    • Purchase honey on site
    • Tours available
    • Walking distance to downtown
    • Candles, books & other honey related products sold onsite as well