Barstow’s Blog

Vanguard Renewables: A Circular Solution

May 10, 2024

Provided by Accesswire May 8, 2024 7:05pm NORTHAMPTON, MA / ACCESSWIRE / May 8, 2024 / Vanguard Renewables partners with leading food and beverage companies to recycle food and beverage waste on multi-generational dairy farms across the country to make renewable gas via anaerobic digestion. Vanguard has a long-standing partnership with Barstow’s … Read more

How Your Food Scraps Help Power 1,600 Homes

May 1, 2024

By Tony Peterson | May 1, 2024 The Suffield Observer  When you throw your food scraps into the town dumpster at 42 Ffyler Place, you free up landfill space and prevent destructive methane gas from entering the atmosphere. But that’s just the beginning of the good you’re doing for the … Read more

How climate change is impacting Pioneer Valley farmers

April 20, 2024

By Staasi Heropoulos | Special to The Republican HADLEY — In the barns at Barstow’s Longview Farm, workers will be drawing the curtains and turning on fans this summer to cool the cows and lower humidity. Cattle can’t endure the scorching summer heat many are blaming on climate change. “When … Read more

Meet our New Farm Robots

April 14, 2024

From Green to Greener Between the cover crop on the fields and the serious lack of snow this winter, green never really left for the season…. But without a doubt, it is looking GREENER out here! Happy spring! It won’t be long before: 🐮 the cows are on pasture (Pasture … Read more

National Carrot Cake Day: Where to get the best carrot cake in western Massachusetts

February 3, 2024

CHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) – Saturday is National Carrot Cake Day, which is one of America’s favorite cake flavors. According to the National Day Calender, this cake closely resembles a quick bread from its preparation to its final consistency, as it is a mix of wet and dry ingredients that are made … Read more

Barstow’s Soup CSA 2024

December 28, 2023

Sign up for 8 weeks of homemade soups!  Dinner has never been easier! Pick from one of our 7 ways to Soup CSA: CSA Size Price Quarts per Week Total Quarts Pickup Weeks Full CSA Couple $115 1 quart per week 8 Weeks 1-8 Family $230 2 quarts per week … Read more

NEPM: Barstow’s Longview Farm – Fabulous 413

December 20, 2023

Listen to the interview on CISA’s Website HERE.  Denise Barstow Manz of Barstow’s Longview Farm, Diary Store, and Bakery in Hadley joins Phil, Monte, and Kaliis to talk about their farm and the significance of this moment for local farms around the region. Barstow’s has your last minute holiday gift and goodie … Read more

Happy holidays, from our family to yours!

December 10, 2023

We are so honored to be a part of this community; producing milk that ends up in our local grocery stores, baking cakes to celebrate birthdays, graduations, and other milestones, and preparing desserts for your holiday table. This December, as you order holiday party platters, stock up on Cabot products … Read more

Christmas 2023

December 6, 2023

The holidays are a time for family and for excellent food! Barstow’s Dairy Store and Bakery offers custom baked goods, pies, cakes, cheesecakes, and desserts for the holiday season. Christmas orders are due by Monday, December 18 by 4pm. All orders placed after that time will need baker approval, we may … Read more

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