Barstow’s Thanksgiving Offerings

Thanksgiving is a time for family and for excellent food! Barstow’s Dairy Store and Bakery offers custom baked goods, pies, cakes, cheesecakes, and prepared foods for the holiday season. Thanksgiving orders are due by Friday, November 18 by 4pm. All orders placed after that time will need baker approval, we may not be able to … Read more

Name the Calf Contest “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! Stevie by Jeanne Woods Stout by Erin Pronuvost Sloan … Read more

A Spooky Tale from the Farm

Gather ’round, On this Eve of Halloween, we are going to share with you a super spooky story! And it isn’t about the family who didn’t order their Barstow’s Thanksgiving desserts until it was too late!! All that was left when they arrived was Minced Meat Pie! (which actually is quite good if you ever … Read more

Name the Calf Contest “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! Rusty by Annabella Rowdy by Cheryl MacNamara Rumor by … Read more

Gratitude Journal: Hockanum Day

Some call it the foot of the Range, some call it the Hockanum Rural Historic District, we call it home! This fertile farmland and quiet village is home to descendants of colonial settlers who have been here, nestled under the Mount Holyoke Range, for generations. Barstow’s Longview Farm is a longtime resident and neighbor in … Read more

Name the Calf Contest “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! Quasar by Spencer Smith Quesadilla by Erin Blair Quartz … Read more

Weekly Food Photo Contest: This week’s winner: Denise Barstow Manz of Hadley

This dangerously delicious delight — mocha cappuccino cheesecake — is exactly what we want to be eating right now, curled up with a cozy blanket and a cup of something steaming. The photo was taken at Barstow’s Dairy Store and Bakery in Hadley by Denise Barstow Manz. How to enter: Snap a pic of something … Read more

Name the Calf Contest “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 last half of August. Congratulations to our Name the Calf Contest winners! Peony by Kate Hayes Pumpkin by Kaylee Badger Pauline … Read more

Gratitude Journal: Harvest on our Minds

Harvest on our Minds Corn harvest is underway and the entire farm team is holding our collective breath; praying for no breakdowns, a high quality yield, and a safe silage season. Harvest time involves a lot of sitting. Steven is sitting in the forage harvester, David is sitting while packing the silo, an army of … Read more

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