Barstow’s Blog

12 Holiday Baking Necessities

December 20, 2017

Barstow’s Dairy Store and Bakery will have extra pies available Sunday afternoon, boxed and ready for pick up.  But for those of you who will be doing all the baking for your family this Christmas, stop by Barstow’s for local ingredients! 12 Holiday Baking Necessities from Barstow’s Premium steaks and … Read more

Name the Calf Contest Winners “V”

December 19, 2017

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 second half of November. Congratulations to our Name the Calf Contest winners! Vierna by Kathy Rivet Vanessa … Read more

Order your New Year’s Eve Cakes

December 18, 2017

We’ll leave the champagne to you – but you can leave the food, the appetizers, the desserts to Barstow’s! Contact us for all of your rowdy (or low key) NYE Party needs!  Cheese and cracker, veggie, or fruit platters are a classic party favorite in 12″ or 18″ sizes.  Order … Read more

Birds in Color

December 16, 2017

This post is written by our current Featured Artist Nancy B. Baker.  You can read Baker’s artist biography on our Featured Artist page.  Last spring I happened to be reading the paper and noticed a request for artists to exhibit at Barstow’s. This caught my eye as I have spent … Read more

When Santa stopped by

December 16, 2017

Everyone at Barstow’s Dairy Store and Bakery, kids and adults alike, were thrilled to see Santa and Mrs. Claus walk through the bakery this afternoon! Santa checked in with every table before enjoying the cookies and milk prepared for him by the Barstow’s bakers and cows. Santa, Mrs. Claus, two … Read more

National Poinsettia Day

December 12, 2017

Happy National Poinsettia Day! Don’t believe us, just Google it! December 12 marks the death of Joel Roberts Poinsett, the first US Minister of Mexico, who is credited with introducing the native Mexican plant to the United States in 1825.  By an Act of Congress, December 12 was set aside … Read more

First Snow

December 10, 2017

Yesterday was our first snow of the season! Big flakes filled the window and blanketed the fields outside.  Barstow’s Dairy Store and Bakery closed at 1pm early for the weather. But life on the farm was business as usual.  There’s no coming home early. The farmers make sure all of … Read more

Wicked Slice Wednesdays

December 8, 2017

Winter Wednesdays enjoy… Your choice of pie A scoop of ice cream or a slice of cheddar With a small cup of coffee or hot tea …for just $5!   Here are the Barstow’s favorite pairings: Steven Barstow – Apple pie, vanilla ice cream, and a pint of milk (some … Read more

Holiday Meal Prep got you Stressed?

December 4, 2017

Call us!  Seriously!  We love entertaining! Let us prepare your holiday dinner this year.  Head baker Shannon Barstow’s cooking style is homemade and cozy.  Enjoy classic, country style, foods that you and your whole family will enjoy for dinner, a family pot luck, a holiday gathering, or your office party! … Read more

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