6th Graders ask a Dairy Farmer

The sixth grade class from Foote Elementary School in New Haven, CT asked Denise Barstow some questions about Barstow’s Longview Farm. Check out their great questions and Denise’s answers! *note, names have been changed* Read all about this farm to school connection here!  (Joseph) What is the approximate ratio of the weight of a cow … Read more

Dairy Decimals, and Udder Math Problems

Cindy Raymond recently discovered that dairy farming is packed with great math lessons—and she’s milking it for all it’s worth. Last summer, Cindy, who teaches Middle School math, visited her daughter Anli (Foote Class of 2015) at Mt. Holyoke College. They stopped by Barstow’s Longview Farm in Hadley, Massachusetts for lunch and ice cream at the dairy … Read more

“Y & Z” Name the Calf

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 December. Congratulations to our Name the Calf Contest winners! Yvette by Becca Conway Yoshi by Jesse Conway Ziggy … Read more

“W” & “X” Name the Calf

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 December. Congratulations to our Name the Calf Contest winners! Wisteria by Randall Bausor Wilma by Judy Ratta Harrington … Read more

Barstow’s 2020 Hours

Listed below are the regular hours for Barstow’s Dairy Store and Bakery. Please note that special events and private events will impact these hours. You can keep up with event hours on our event page here. The best place to keep up with all of our hours: The Barstow’s Google page. January 6 – February … Read more

Barstow’s Price Increases 2020

Happy New Year! Happy Moo Year! What a decade it’s been here on the farm. We’ve had some challenges, important milestones, and made many terrific memories. Barstow’s Dairy Store and Bakery has become a gathering space for our family, our neighborhood, and our greater community. It’s amazing to reflect on the reason we ever opened … Read more

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