Barstow’s Blog

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! Some of these events are … Read more

Barstow’s 10 Year Anniversary

January 1, 2018

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, we sat down … Read more

Barstow’s 2018 Hours

January 1, 2018

Here you will find our hours for 2018!  Hours are subject to change without notice.  Barstow’s events, extreme weather, and private events may impact these hours.  Checking our Facebook page is the best way to keep up to date with changes to hours. January – February 2 Mon-Fri | 6am-2pm … Read more

Too Cold to Cook?

December 31, 2017

The cold can take a lot out of you.  And at the end of the day, sometimes the last thing you want to do is cook dinner. After a long day in the barn, we have no shame in pulling some homemade chili out of the freezer or cooking up … Read more

The “Off” Season

December 28, 2017

We put a lot of value on farming here in the Pioneer Valley, it’s a part of our heritage.  Eating local protects open spaces, keeps dollars in the Valley, uses less fossil fuel, and supports your neighbors who have been here for generations, the farmers. Lots of farm stands remain … Read more

Holiday Local

December 22, 2017

Orders have kept us busy all week for holiday parties, office get togethers, and staff appreciation treats!   Today is the last day to order holiday desserts and side dishes for Christmas Eve pick up without baker approval.   This is such a special time of year in the bakery!  … Read more

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