Barstow’s Blog

Gratitude Journal: Jurassic Cows

February 8, 2019

Last night, Dylan and I had the pleasure of attending “Drinking with Dinosaurs,” a special “Culture & Cocktails” event put on by the Springfield Museums. While sipping wine, we roamed the halls of the Science Museum – the perfect date night am I right? The highlight of this event was … Read more

Name the Calf Contest Winners “A”

February 6, 2019

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 January. Congratulations to our Name the Calf Contest winners! Almond by Lisa Patterson … Read more

Gratitude Journal: February Thaw

February 4, 2019

Although it was no where near Polar Vortex status, New England endured a painful cold snap last week. Between tarps on the barn that block out wind, heated floors in the robot milkers, and body heat from 250, 1,400lb animals, the cows stay content in the cold. The ideal temperature … Read more

Gratitude Journal: Polish Cooking

February 2, 2019

The Barstow’s are pretty English through and through.  But on my Mom’s side I’ve got a little Polish, and I’ve got a pretty terrific grandmother too.  This weekend, my Meme (yeah that’s not Polish, that nickname is all French!), taught me how to make golumpki, a traditional Polish dish. Golumpki … Read more

Game Day Potato Wedges

January 30, 2019

Pick up simple snacks at Barstow’s for Game Day made EASY. Pick up homemade chili, chicken tenders, meatballs, Cabot dips, and baked goods for a quick dish or last second pot-luck. Building your own snacks and apps for the party?  Stop in at Barstow’s for local ingredients like Cabot cracker … Read more

Game Day Nachos

January 30, 2019

Super Bowl Sunday is this weekend! Pick up easy party add on’s like homemade cookies, chili, chicken tenders, and Cabot dips. Yum! Building your own snacks and apps for the party?  Stop in at Barstow’s for local ingredients like Cabot cracker cut Seriously Sharp or Pepper Jack cheese, cream cheese, … Read more

Single Soup CSA Sign Up

January 28, 2019

Sign up for homemade soup!  Dinner has never been easier! Full Soup CSA sign up’s are closed on January 28. But you may still sign up and pay for your meal a minimum of one week (Mondays before 3pm) in advance of pick up for a Single Soup CSA. Payments only accepted … Read more

Name the Calf Contest Winners “Y & Z”

January 15, 2019

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 December. Congratulations to our Name the Calf Contest winners! Ya Ya by Jane … Read more

Barstow’s Soup CSA

January 14, 2019

Sign up for 10 weeks of homemade soups!  Dinner has never been easier! Couple CSA: $91 | 1 quart per week (total of 10 quarts) Family CSA: $182 | 2 quarts per week (total of 20 quarts) Each quart comes with two small items ie: corn bread, slices of garlic bread, biscuits, … Read more

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