Barstow’s Blog

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

Eat the Season | December

December 4, 2017

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

The Star

December 3, 2017

This Sunday afternoon, the lighted star rose to the top of the silo on Barstow’s Longview Farm.  The star shines over the barnyard for December as the Barstows’ way of saying: happy holidays, Merry Christmas, we are thankful to be a part of this community. The star has been a … Read more

Hadley Celebration of Lights

December 2, 2017

Barstow’s Dairy Store and Bakery is very excited to be a part of the first annual Hadley Celebration of Lights! The event takes place on Saturday, December 9 at 6:00pm at the Hopkins Academy Gazebo in Hadley, MA. This event is hosted by the Edward Hopkins Educational Foundation, a nonprofit that … Read more

Name the Calf Contest Winners “U”

December 2, 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 first half of November. Congratulations to our Name the Calf Contest winners! Ulanni by Dan Scott Ula by … Read more

6 Stellar Gifts this Holiday

November 28, 2017

Gift local this holiday season with these 6 great picks from Barstow’s Dairy Store and Bakery! A Barstow’s gift certificate for the Barstow’s addict A Barstow’s ceramic mug for the coffee drinker A Barstow’s T-shirt for the Barstow’s lover A Cabot Creamery Cookbook for the baker A scheduled half of … Read more

Holiday Greenery

November 27, 2017

Stop by Barstow’s to select your perfect holiday wreath, kissing ball, or porch decoration to brighten your home and get in the spirit! Our wreaths, kissing balls, log boxes, and holiday pots are grown and designed at Silvery Moon Farm in Bernardston, MA.  Silvery Moon Farm is a small family business.  … Read more

A very Beefy Holiday

November 27, 2017

Eat local, meat local this holiday season with farm raised beef from Barstow’s Longview Farm! Barstow’s Beef is raised right here on the farm. Our meat does not contain antibiotics, steroids, or added hormones.  We feed our cattle from the land we farm. Our animals receive a varied diet that … Read more

15 Local Stocking Stuffers

November 26, 2017

This holiday season, stuff your stockings with local products that support local farmers and artisans in Western Massachusetts!  You can pick up all of these great stocking stuffers and more at your neighborhood dairy farm – yep you guessed it – Barstow’s Dairy Store and Bakery! 15 Local Stocking Stuffers … Read more

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