Barstow’s Blog

5 Great Gifts for Hosts

November 25, 2017

This holiday season, you’re going to end up at neighborhood gatherings, family dinners, office parties, and plenty of other events where you may bring a gift.  Here are 5 gifts that will have your host or hostess over the moon! A balsam wreath or kissing ball A 2 lb. block … Read more

Order Your Holiday Desserts by 12/22

November 24, 2017

What’s the holiday season without sweets?! Barstow’s oven is fired up and ready to bake some fresh pies, mouth watering cakes, and to-die-for cookies! You’ll be the hero at your family get together or office event. It’s as simple as pie, just call us with what you need and when … Read more

Happy Thanksgiving

November 23, 2017

Happy Thanksgiving! 2017 brought a lot to be thankful for!  Like a good crop year and a drought free summer.  We are thankful for our healthy and productive herd of 557.  We are thankful for the new anaerobic digester engine, bringing more green energy to the grid and soon more … Read more

12 Thanksgiving Baking Necessities

November 21, 2017

Barstow’s Dairy Store and Bakery will have extra pies available on Wednesday afternoon, boxed and ready for pick up.  But for those of you who will be doing all the baking for your family this Thursday, stop by Barstow’s for local ingredients!  Here are 12 Thanksgiving necessities that you will … Read more

From chocolate to cheddar, branch out this holiday season with these 5 desserts

November 20, 2017

The Boston Globe By Lucy M. Casale| November 20, 2017 Go homemade for the holidays with favorite dessert recipes from friends and family of the Cabot Creamery Co-operative. Turtle Cheesecake Serves 12 Cabot farmer Denise Barstow of Longview Farm in Hadley, Mass. describes the holidays in her house with one … Read more

Barstow’s Longview Farm’s Turtle Cheesecake

November 20, 2017

Ingredients Crust ingredients: 2 sleeves of Oreos, crushed ¼ cup Cabot Salted Butter, melted 1 teaspoon cinnamon Filling ingredients: 2¼ pounds Cabot Cream Cheese (4½ -8 ounce packages) softened 1 cup light brown sugar ¼ cup plus 1 tablespoon corn syrup ¼ cup plus 1 tablespoon corn starch 1 tablespoon vanilla 3 whole … Read more

The Barstows’ Favorite Thanksgiving Pies

November 20, 2017

Thanksgiving is only days away and farmers and bakers alike are looking forward to spending time together…..not at work.  We may see each other every day, but in that time we are making business decisions, baking cookies, feeding cows, discussing what needs to be done next.  And yes the farmers … Read more

Name the Calf Contest Winners “T”

November 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 last half of October. Congratulations to our Name the Calf Contest winners! Theresa by Jeanne Young … Read more

Burger Night and Barstow’s Beef

November 17, 2017

Country Folks By Laura Rodley At Barstow’s Longview Farm in Hadley, MA they serve their own beef as hamburgers on their special Burger Night at Barstow’s Dairy Store and Bakery from May through September. The meat contains no antibiotics, steroids or hormones. The farm store is the only place anyone … Read more

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