Lil’ Steve’s Eggs

Barstow’s has a lot of loyal followers.  And some of those dutiful followers are oddly specific to one item or another sold in the store. There are the die-hard pierogi fans, the Barstow’s famous chili worshipers, the cinnamon swirl fanatics, the chicken salad fundamentalists, and the Barstow’s ground beef zealots. But no group is more … Read more

Columnist Claire Morenon: Farmers work all year long

The Daily Hampshire Gazette, February 26, 2018 Claire Morenon Farming is, of course, a seasonal occupation — but really, there’s no off season. While the landscape may appear still and empty during these late winter months, local farmers of all stripes are working hard caring for animals, boiling sap and planning for another bountiful summer … Read more

Burger Night and Barstow’s Beef

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 can buy the beef that … Read more

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