Name the Calf Contest Winners “R”

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 last half of September. Congratulations to our Name the Calf Contest winners! Ranger by Laura Vachula Rebel by Wendy Rogers Rodeo … Read more

Growing all Winter

While brush is turning brown and the trees stand bare, check a dairy farmer’s field for a green carpet of new growth. New growth in the winter? Yes farmers are growing cover crops in the winter time, despite our region’s negative temperatures and snowfalls!  Farmers have revolutionized sustainable farming in New England and across the … Read more

Today is Mountain Day!

Mountain Day is a celebrated tradition at the oldest women’s college in the country, right down the street from the farm! On Mountain Day, classes and other obligations are cancelled. In a nod to Mary Lyon, students are invited to balance their intellectual pursuits with outdoor activities. The date of Mountain Day is kept secret until … Read more

Name the Calf Contest Winners “Q”

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 September. Congratulations to our Name the Calf Contest winners! Quirky by Oliver DuPont Quartney by Diane Barstow Quixote … Read more

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