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January Newsletter 2018

Barstow's Dairy Store and Bakery and Barstow's Longview Farm are located in the historic Hockanum Village in Hadley, MA.  Our motto is "Looking Forward Since 1806" and we've been taking great care of our dairy herd and of the 450 acres of land we farm for 212 years.  Farm and Store are family owned and operated by 6th and 7th generation Barstow's.  We raise a herd of 550 for dairy and beef.  We are committed to sustainability, green power, local food, and building a relationship with our community. 

Barstow's 10 Year Anniversary!

Happy New Year!  Barstow’s Dairy Store and Bakery celebrates our 10th Anniversary in 2018!
The journey has been rewarding, stressful, challenging, terrifically fun, and often comedic.  We are so grateful to our all of our customers for an adventurous and unforgettable 10 years in the restaurant business!
Please join us for an exciting year of celebrating, learning, reflecting, and growth with specials, events, and more!  Keep an eye on our event calendar and on our Facebook page for fun events throughout 2018!

Barstow's is Open Year Round

Barstow's Dairy Store and Bakery, like many other farm stands in the Valley, stay open year round.  The cows don't take a day off so neither do we!  Please come visit us this winter!

January Hours                               
Monday-Friday | 6am-2pm                       
Saturday-Sunday | 8am-2pm                   
February Hours
Monday-Friday | 6am-3pm
Saturday | 8am-4pm

Sunday | 8am-2pm

For the first week of January, January 1 through January 5, Barstow's will be closed for maintenance and to allow everyone a head start on their New Year Resolutions!  Don't worry we'll be back open on Saturday, January 6 at 8am!

Wicked Slice Wednesday

Winter Wednesdays enjoy…
1. Your choice of pie
2. A scoop of ice cream, whipped cream, or a slice of cheddar cheese
3. With a small cup of coffee or hot tea
…for just $5!
See what the farmers' favorite pairings are on the Barstow Blog!

Superbowl Eats

The big game is February 4!  Cheer on your team from your living room with appetizers, platters, and good eatsfrom Barstow’s Dairy Store and Bakery.  Simply heat a pan of homemade mac n' cheese or place out a dessert platter for friends and family.  See all of our platters and prepared foods on on our website.

December by the Numbers

55 Holiday Party Platters ordered

80 Christmas pies enjoyed

-10 degrees for at least two cold winter mornings on the farm

10 heifer calves born

Ms. Vidalia was our highest producing cow in the month of December for her third month in a row!  She produced an average of 162 lbs of milk per day or 18.8 gallons per day!

Too Cold to Cook?

Stop in at Barstow's to pick up an easy, homemade dinner. You'll find:

  • homemade soup and chili
  • chicken pot pies
  • homemade meatballs
  • chicken tenders
  • handmade pierogi
  • Barstow's farm raised ground beef, steaks, and roasts

January Meatloaf Dinner

Winter Dinners at Barstow’s are back! Join us for our January Dinner on Tuesday, January 16 between 4pm and 7pm!
The menu will feature homemade meatloaf made with Barstow’s farm raised ground beef, mashed potatoes, Brussels sprouts, and for dessert, homemade apple crisp.
Plates are $12 each and $8 for kid’s sized plates. Need a farmer sized helping? $16 farmer plates available.
Order at the counter and enjoy your supper at Barstow’s. Or order your meal to-go and pick it up on your way home from work. The whole kitchen will be open until 7pm.
As with all of Barstow’s special events, please feel welcome to bring your own adult beverages. This event is family friendly and commuter friendly!

'Your Event Here'

Barstow’s Dairy Store and Bakery is the ideal setting for retirement parties, birthday parties, class reunions, anniversary celebrations, and business meetings. Barstow’s offers beautiful views of protected farm land, the Connecticut River Valley, and unforgettable winter sunsets. You will be delighted by the freshest local flavors and homemade dishes, created to enhance your event.
Throughout January, Barstow's closes at 2pm, leaving the store available for your Private Event.  Contact us to plan your next special evening!

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