Barstow’s Blog

Barstow’s Anniversary Survey

January 31, 2018

In 2008 we expanded our job title from food growers to food servers.  2018 marks our 10th year in the restaurant business at Barstow’s Dairy Store and Bakery! We would like to invite you to take our Anniversary Survey! We are taking this survey seriously as a way to gauge … Read more

Something Sweet for your Sweet

January 29, 2018

Roses are red, violets are neat, Order your honey a special treat! Barstow’s is local, homemade, and near, A sweet from Barstow’s will make your love clear! Cake, brownies, cupcakes, or something else sweet Pre-order from us to make V-day complete! Get your Valentines Day orders in!  Whether you’re looking … Read more

Name the Calf Contest Winners “Y & Z”

January 25, 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 December. Congratulations to our Name the Calf Contest winners!   Yeezy by Cheryl … Read more

Superbowl Eats

January 23, 2018

The big game is February 4! Cheer on your team from your living room with snacks, platters, and good eats from Barstow’s Dairy Store and Bakery. Pre-order mac and cheese, chili, homemade dips, corn bread, chicken tenders, or meatballs. All you’ll need is an oven to heat up your meal … Read more

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

The Incredible Dairy Cow

January 18, 2018

Over many generations, dairy cows have been specifically bred to produce a high volume of nutritious, high quality, milk!  Quality feed, green grass, and fresh air go in – milk comes out, and a lot of it!  And we think that is pretty incredible! Cows can only produce milk after they’ve … Read more

Aren’t the Cows Cold?

January 18, 2018

Believe it or not, our girls are loving this weather more than the summer time heat! Thanks to their thick skin, hair and natural insulation, cows actually prefer temperatures between 40 and 65 degrees. So long as the cows are well fed, healthy, and have dry bedding, they don’t mind … 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

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