Barstow’s Blog

Enter the Name the Calf Contest – “P” Calves

September 2, 2020

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 … Read more

Name the Calf Contest “O” Winners

September 1, 2020

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 … Read more

Gratitude Journal: Welcome, rain!

August 29, 2020

Welcome, rain! We’ve so needed and missed you! The cows are glad for the reprieve of summer heat and have noticeably spent more time this week snoozing in the barn or out on pasture in the mild temps. We are thrilled to see our girls so comfortable and happy. It … Read more

Gratitude Journal: The Rainbow Scarab Beetle

August 23, 2020

Barstow’s Longview Farm recently received an email from an entomologist looking to traipse around the cow pasture in search of a rare beetle. “Sure!” we replied back. So he scheduled a time to visit, and ordered four pies from Barstow’s Dairy Store and Bakery for pick up that same day.  … Read more

Enter the “O” Name the Calf Contest

August 16, 2020

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 … Read more

Name the Calf Contest “N” Winners

August 15, 2020

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 July. Congratulations to our Name the Calf Contest winners! Narnia by Shoshanna Smith … Read more

Enter the “N” Name the Calf Contest

August 2, 2020

The Name the Calf Contest is a beloved staple of visiting Barstow’s Dairy Store and Bakery. However, with the COVID-19 situation, Barstow’s is operating with drive-thru service daily and limited indoor service (when staffing allows). In-store amenities like dine-in or the name the calf contest is temporarily unavailable. But our … Read more

Name the Calf “M” Winners

August 1, 2020

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 July. Congratulations to our Name the Calf Contest winners! Mallory by Jeanne Hough … Read more

Gratitude Journal: A Year of Service

August 1, 2020

Last week I finished up my TerraCorps (AmeriCorps) year of service at Kestrel Land Trust. It was a year full of accomplishments and learning as I worked with underserved populations in the Valley, conducted programming to promote the preservation of open space, and helped with a project that will ultimately … Read more

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