Eat the Season | April

Eating what is in season throughout the year can better connect you to your home and community.  When you eat what is being harvested locally, your food is travelling fewer miles, you are supporting your neighborhood farmers, and you are enjoying nutritious and varied foods throughout the seasons. #EatTheSeason and enjoy the season at Barstow’s … Read more

Every Day is Earth Day

Every day is Earth Day on a dairy farm! Like most dairy farmers in this country, we live in the place that we work.  That means each morning we greet our day, walking from our back step, into our dairy barns.  We care for our animals and land, providing wholesome, nutritious, safe, and sustainable food … Read more

Grow the Goodwin

10% of your purchase on Saturday, March 24, 2018 at Barstow’s goes to Grow the Goodwin, Hadley’s Public Library! In 2017 the Trustees of the Goodwin Memorial Library applied for and received a highly competitive state grant for $3.9 million to build an expanded, fully accessible library.  $3.8 million in additional funding was approved by … Read more

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

Rain or shine, Pioneer Valley in Western Mass. is great for a quick getaway

The Boston Globe By Jon Gorey March 16, 2018 From the Montague Bookmill to scenic views of the Mount Holyoke Range to maple syrup on tap, the Pioneer Valley makes for a fun trip in fickle spring. WHEN SPRING ARRIVES in New England, some of us kind of lose our minds. Can you blame us? … Read more

They Give a Chip

Everyone likes a good potato chip! At Barstow’s we serve Deep River Snacks.  They pair nicely with a sandwich and a pickle – and if Grandma Barstow were around, she’d tell you they go best ON the sandwich! Deep River Snacks is based in Deep River, Connecticut – 76 miles from Barstow’s Dairy Store and … Read more

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