Barstow’s Blog

Thanksgiving Pies & Cheesecakes

November 16, 2021

Thanksgiving Ordering Placing a Thanksgiving order with your neighborhood dairy farm is wicked easy! You can either Visit us – we are open 6am-3pm daily on the weekdays, 8am-3pm on weekends. Call 413-586-2142 between open hours to place your order or just leave a message if we are closed – … Read more

Name the Calf Contest “T” Winners

November 16, 2021

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 October. Congratulations to our Name the Calf Contest winners! Twila by Amy Creasia … Read more

Order Thanksgiving Desserts

November 14, 2021

We are thankful Family parties, Friendsgiving, Household gathering, Barstow’s feels honored and grateful to be a part of your holiday celebration, whatever the size. We have an assortment of pies, cheesecakes, and dessert platters to make this holiday more stress free and easy. Ordering is Easy Don’t delay placing your … Read more

Dairy Takes a Leadership Role in Impacting Climate Change as Stonyfield Organic and Cabot Creamery Cooperative Join the Farm Powered Strategic Alliance

November 5, 2021

Business Wire November 4, 2021 BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Stonyfield Organic and Cabot are joining forces alongside the Farm Powered Strategic Alliance (FPSA) and Dairy Farmers of America to place dairy as a leader in forging a circular pathway to decarbonization and climate change mitigation. The Alliance, founded in 2020 by Vanguard Renewables, … Read more

Name the Calf “S” Winners

November 1, 2021

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! Sylke by Quntin Symphony … Read more

Name the Calf Contest “R” Winners

October 16, 2021

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! Radish by Allie Vahbehrege … Read more

Name the Calf Contest “Q” Girls

October 1, 2021

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! Quabbin by Susan Reade … Read more

East meets west: State officials get first-hand account of the struggles Valley farmers face

September 20, 2021

By AIDAN POOLE For the Gazette September 19, 2021 HADLEY — State lawmakers toured four farms in Hampshire and Franklin counties on Friday to better understand the challenges facing farming communities in western Massachusetts. The tour included stops at Simple Gifts Farm in Amherst and Reed Farm in Sunderland, as … Read more

Massachusetts lawmakers tour Pioneer Valley farms as agriculture bill awaits hearings

September 18, 2021

MassLive By Jim Kinney | jkinney@repub.com September 17, 2021 HADLEY — Denise Barstow, a seventh-generation farmer, enlivened a tour Friday for state lawmakers, their staff, and advocates for the network of farms and retailers that make up the local food system by answering a question children typically ask. “What does … Read more

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