Top 5 St. Patrick’s Day Picks

The Barstow family may not have much Irish in their heritage, but the Ahearn side certainly does!  Shannon and Kelly Barstow, sisters and managers at Barstow’s Dairy Store and Bakery, have that Irish blood and look forward to this time of year!  Kelly reminisces about boiled dinner at her grandparent’s home.  Meanwhile, Shannon whips up … Read more

March is National Frozen Foods Month

(We couldn’t make this stuff up if we tried!) Browse our own frozen, homemade, prepared foods section at Barstow’s to find goodies like: homemade soup and chili chicken pot pies homemade meatballs chicken tenders handmade pierogi Barstow’s farm raised beef Maple Valley Creamery ice cream Read more about our grocery section or our prepared foods. … Read more

Columnist Claire Morenon: Farmers work all year long

The Daily Hampshire Gazette, February 26, 2018 Claire Morenon Farming is, of course, a seasonal occupation — but really, there’s no off season. While the landscape may appear still and empty during these late winter months, local farmers of all stripes are working hard caring for animals, boiling sap and planning for another bountiful summer … Read more

CISA celebrates 25 years!

Congratulations to Community Involved in Sustaining Agriculture (CISA) on 25 years of building local resilience by strengthening connections between local farms and community. Barstow’s Longview Farm and Barstow’s Dairy Store and Bakery are proud to be two of CISA’s 426 Local Heroes! CISA has continued to be an advocate for local farms and businesses like … Read more

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