Burger Fest 2018

Burger Fest is the biggest event on the farm! 2018 marks the 10 Year Anniversary of Barstow’s Dairy Store and Bakery so you can count on a big celebration this July! Burger Fest is one of the few days that we sell our Barstow’s Farm Raised Beef burgers made to order. We will be grilling … Read more

Free Anniversary Farm Tours

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! Join us for free walking farm tours on Thursday, May 10 of … Read more

Pasture Day

Pasture Day is a farm favorite! After painstakingly inspecting and repairing miles of fence, the farmers are ready to let the girls out of the barn and into the field. Spring is here! And after winter months in the barn, the cows will  be frolicking their way into the green grass! This event is not … Read more

10th Anniversary Celebrations on the 10s!

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 still in their planning stages.  … Read more

Happy Thanksgiving

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 recycled heat to our homes … Read more

New England Farm Energy Collaborative Summer Gathering

July 12, 2017 By Megan Denardo and Renee Stearns, Program Specialists Center for EcoTechnology The anaerobic digestor at Barstow’s Longview Farm in South Hadley turns farm waste like manure into energy the farm can use. On June 27th, members of New England Farm Energy Collaborative (NEFEC) met for their annual gathering. Those in attendance included … Read more

Local Really Is Better

Smith Dining Services Does Agritour of Hadley, Massachusetts January 2017 As a bitterly cold but sunny winter day settled on western Massachusetts the first week in January, the dairy barn at Barstow’s Longview Farm in Hadley, Massachusetts, was buzzing with the sounds of conversation, laughter and a herd of milking cows munching on morning hay. … Read more

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