Mountain Day 2020

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 … Read more

ESE provides location for distribution of products to local Cabot farmers

Sept. 24, 2020 | Sarah Heinonen sarah@thereminder.com WEST SPRINGFIELD – At farm stands and small on-site stores, farmers sell a fair amount of products that they help to produce. Dairy farms around Western Massachusetts and parts of Connecticut ship their milk to the Agri-Mark/Cabot Creamery Cooperative facility in West Springfield to be turned into cheese, … Read more

Weathering a dry spell: Drought hits farmers, hurts crops

By JACQUELYN VOGHEL Staff Writer Daily Hampshire Gazette Published: 9/18/2020 3:35:25 PM Modified: 9/18/2020 3:35:11 PM GRANBY — At Red Fire Farm, there are often years when workers “barely get the irrigation equipment out,” said co-owner Ryan Voiland. But this year, with much of the state and nearly all of Hampshire County under a moderate … Read more

Enter the Name the Calf Contest “Q” Calves

The Name the Calf Contest is a beloved staple of visiting Barstow’s Dairy Store and Bakery. However, with the COVID-19 situation, we have temporarily removed the Name the Calf Contest from the bulletin board at the store to discourage gathering. Barstow’s is open for drive thru service and limited indoor service daily! Our new girls … Read more

Name the Calf Contest “P” Winners

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 August. Congratulations to our Name the Calf Contest winners! Posey by Danielle Aston Parsley by Isabella You can … Read more

Big E helps Agri-Mark distribute Cabot dairy products to small farm stands

MassLive By Jim Kinney | jkinney@repub.com WEST SPRINGFIELD — Farm stands like Barstow’s Longview Dairy Store and Bakery in Hadley used to be able to pick up Cabot Creamery-brand cheese and other dairy products at Agri-Mark’s butter and dry nonfat milk manufacturing plant on Riverdale Street in West Springfield. But that was before coronavirus restrictions … Read more

Enter the Name the Calf Contest – “P” Calves

The Name the Calf Contest is a beloved staple of visiting Barstow’s Dairy Store and Bakery. However, with the COVID-19 situation, we have temporarily removed the Name the Calf Contest from the bulletin board at the store to discourage gathering. Barstow’s is open for drive thru service and limited indoor service daily! Our new girls … Read more

Name the Calf Contest “O” Winners

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!   Omaria by Carlos Davila Olga by Anne Cote … Read more

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