Eat the Season | October

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

Blight Fest

2018 is not a great year for New England pumpkins. Downy Mildew was detected in New England fields starting in early August. Downy Mildew occurs worldwide and where conditions of temperature and humidity allow its establishment and can result in major losses to cucumber, melon, squash, pumpkin, watermelon, and other cucurbits. Fortunately it occurs sporadically … Read more

Name the Calf Contest Winners “P”

Here at Barstow’s Longview Farm everybody has a personality so everybody has a name. Calves born around the same time have names that begin with the same letter. These calves were born in the second half of August. Congratulations to our Name the Calf Contest winners! Phoenix by Snyane Carr Paula by Ana Labato Petunia … Read more

What’s the Buzz about?

September is National Honey Month. Eating local honey sustains local beekeepers who care for our crop of buzzing bees. Bees are super pollinators, transferring pollen from plant to plant, thus fertilizing the plants and enabling them to bear fruit. In fact, about one-third of the U.S. diet is derived from insect-pollinated plants and honey bees … Read more

Name the Calf Contest Winners “O”

Here at Barstow’s Longview Farm everybody has a personality so everybody has a name. Calves born around the same time have names that begin with the same letter. These calves were born in the first half of August. Congratulations to our Name the Calf Contest winners! Opal by Bev Collins Omarosa by C. Riccelli Obi-Wan-Cownobi … Read more

Eat the Season | September

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

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