How these Massachusetts farmers are turning manure and food waste into power

PBS News Hour November 29, 2019 Watch: How these Massachusetts farmers are turning manure and food waste into power Transcript Judy Woodruff: In the final episode of our special series this week on food waste, we look at some innovative solutions being developed to deal with the growing problem of spoiled and surplus food in … Read more

Baker-Polito Administration Declares November 29, 2019 as “Green Friday”

The Baker-Polito Administration has declared Friday, November 29, 2019 as “Green Friday” to encourage people across the Commonwealth to visit their local farms and nurseries for Christmas trees, holiday plants, and holiday decorating needs. “The period following Thanksgiving is a great opportunity for Massachusetts families to shop local and purchase their Christmas trees and holiday … Read more

Name the Calf Contest “U”

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 November. Congratulations to our Name the Calf Contest winners! Unity by Emily Chartier Umbagog by Meg Harrington Ukki … Read more

12 Thanksgiving Baking Necessities

Barstow’s Dairy Store and Bakery will have extra pies available on Wednesday afternoon, boxed and ready for pick up.  But for those of you who will be doing all the baking for your family this Thanksgiving, stop by Barstow’s for local ingredients!  Here are 12 Thanksgiving necessities that you will find at Barstow’s! 12 Thanksgiving … Read more

Dairy Farm expands herd with 7 Wildcats

It’s 5:30 p.m. Farm chores are done for the day, but the  farmers are still in the barn. They are waiting and as they do, they scrape some stalls, push up feed, and pat a few cows on their heads. A truck towing a trailer pulls into the yard, after a three hour haul, to … Read more

Name the Calf Contest “T”

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 October. Congratulations to our Name the Calf Contest winners! Tonia by Aiyanna Tahini by Selma Keochakian Thelma by … Read more

Name the Calf “S”

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 October. Congratulations to our Name the Calf Contest winners! Siri by Patrick Frazier Salem by Harper Cieck Sonata … Read more

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