Barstow’s Blog

Support the Leverett Fire Department

April 17, 2018

Join us at Barstow’s on Saturday, April 21, 2018, 8am-5pm to support the Leverett Massachusetts Fire Department! 10% of all proceeds go to the Leverett Firefighters Association to purchase a Lucas CPR Device. This device is safe, effective, and simple to use.  A tool that will support the first responders … Read more

Name the Calf Contest Winners “F”

April 15, 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 last half of February. Congratulations to our Name the Calf Contest winners! Francine by Lucy Hough … Read more

New Barstow’s Menu Rollout

April 12, 2018

From the moment we unlocked the doors at Barstow’s Dairy Store and Bakery on the morning of Monday, June 30, 2008 – we began evolving our business. Listening, learning, asking for feedback, taking blind leaps, making mistakes – this is how we grow! We asked our customers to fill out … Read more

Name the Calf Contest Winners “E”

April 2, 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 March. Congratulations to our Name the Calf Contest winners! Eliza by Eliza Strom … Read more

Every Day is Earth Day

March 28, 2018

Every day is Earth Day on a dairy farm! Like most dairy farmers in this country, we live in the place that we work.  That means each morning we greet our day, walking from our back step, into our dairy barns.  We care for our animals and land, providing wholesome, … Read more

Grow the Goodwin

March 23, 2018

10% of your purchase on Saturday, March 24, 2018 at Barstow’s goes to Grow the Goodwin, Hadley’s Public Library! In 2017 the Trustees of the Goodwin Memorial Library applied for and received a highly competitive state grant for $3.9 million to build an expanded, fully accessible library.  $3.8 million in … Read more

Spring on the Farm

March 20, 2018

Today might be the First Day of Spring – but it still feels an awful lot like winter on the farm. With snow still in the forecast, wind-cutting tarps are on the barns and coats are on our calves.  Our priority is the health and comfort of our animals.  Learn … Read more

National Ag Day

March 20, 2018

Today, March 20, 2018 is National Agriculture Day.  National Ag Day falls during National Ag Week, March 18-24, 2018. Here at Barstow’s Longview Farm, every day is Ag Day.  Agriculture isn’t only our livelihood, it is a way of life.  Today we invite you to consider how agriculture impacts your … Read more

Lil’ Steve’s Eggs

March 19, 2018

Barstow’s has a lot of loyal followers.  And some of those dutiful followers are oddly specific to one item or another sold in the store. There are the die-hard pierogi fans, the Barstow’s famous chili worshipers, the cinnamon swirl fanatics, the chicken salad fundamentalists, and the Barstow’s ground beef zealots. … Read more

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