Barstow’s Blog

Pioneer Valley Popcorn

January 19, 2018

At Barstow’s Dairy Store and Bakery, you can find locally grown Pioneer Valley Popcorn. Pioneer Valley Popcorn raises white, low hull popcorn and it sure is POPular with our customers! Most U.S. popcorn is grown in the Midwest, primarily in Indiana, Nebraska, Ohio, Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky and Missouri.  Pioneer Valley … Read more

February 10 | Be our Valentine

January 12, 2018

In honor of Barstow’s Dairy Store and Bakery’s 10 Year Anniversary, celebrate with us all of 2018 on the 10th of every month! We’ve put together a series of mini events and giveaways throughout the year to thank our customers, regulars, supporters, friends, and family! Be our Valentine on Saturday, … Read more

Give More Monday

January 11, 2018

Did you know that every time you swipe a credit card, the business that you’re supporting pays around 5.1%?  For every $10 spent on a card, that’s a $0.51 out the door.  It doesn’t seem like much, but it adds up! This winter, support Barstow’s and local nonprofits by putting … Read more

Name the Calf Contest Winners “W & X”

January 10, 2018

Here at Barstow’s Longview Farm everybody has a personality so everybody has a name. Calves born around the same time have names that begin with the same letter. These calves were born in the first half of December. Congratulations to our Name the Calf Contest winners! Wendy by Brenna Moreno … Read more

January 10 | 10% Off

January 7, 2018

In honor of Barstow’s Dairy Store and Bakery’s 10 Year Anniversary, celebrate with us all of 2018 on the 10th of every month!  We’ve put together a series of mini events and giveaways throughout the year to thank our customers, regulars, supporters, friends, and family! Wednesday, January 10 marks our … Read more

National Bird Day | the Northern Cardinal

January 5, 2018

In honor of National Bird Day, we are highlighting one of our favorite winter birds that frequents the farm. They don’t need much highlighting, the Northern Cardinal stands out on his own against the white, gray, and brown of a New England winter! Cardinals are year round residents in Massachusetts.  … Read more

Eat the Season | January

January 4, 2018

Eating what is in season throughout the year can better connect you to your home and community.  When you eat what is being harvested locally, your food is travelling fewer miles, you are supporting your neighborhood farmers, and you are enjoying nutritious and varied foods throughout the seasons. #EatTheSeason and … Read more

10th Anniversary Celebrations on the 10s!

January 3, 2018

In honor of Barstow’s Dairy Store and Bakery’s 10 Year Anniversary, celebrate with us all of 2018 on the 10th of every month!  We’ve put together a series of mini events and giveaways throughout the year to thank our customers, regulars, supporters, friends, and family! Many of these events are … Read more

Barstow’s 10 Year Anniversary

January 1, 2018

Happy New Year! Barstow’s Dairy Store and Bakery celebrates our 10th Anniversary in 2018! Amidst a crashing milk market and a struggling economy in the early 2000s, the Barstow’s were faced with a choice, get out of agriculture, or diversify. And with that challenge laid out in front of us, … Read more

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