National Ag Day

Today, March 20, 2018 is National Agriculture Day.  National Ag Day falls during National Ag Week, March 18-24, 2018. Here at Barstow’s Longview Farm, every day is Ag Day.  Agriculture isn’t only our livelihood, it is a way of life.  Today we invite you to consider how agriculture impacts your life.  Farmers raise fruits, veggies, … Read more

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

CISA celebrates 25 years!

Congratulations to Community Involved in Sustaining Agriculture (CISA) on 25 years of building local resilience by strengthening connections between local farms and community. Barstow’s Longview Farm and Barstow’s Dairy Store and Bakery are proud to be two of CISA’s 426 Local Heroes! CISA has continued to be an advocate for local farms and businesses like … Read more

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