Barstow’s Blog

Name the Calf “L” Winners

July 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 June. Congratulations to our Name the Calf Contest winners! Laila by Siri Panday … Read more

Connecting Point: Barstow’s Longview Farm Carries on 215-Year Dairy Farming Tradition

July 10, 2021

Connecting Point NEPM July 9, 2021 New England is home to over 1,000 dairy farms, and you can find them throughout the Berkshires, Pioneer Valley, and southern Vermont.   National Dairy Month, a campaign that happens every June, was initially created in 1937 to promote drinking milk and has now developed … Read more

July 2021 Burger Night Menu

July 9, 2021

Here on Barstow’s Longview Farm, we raise about 600 animals for dairy. But we also raise 20 steers each year for our Barstow’s Farm Raised Beef! The beef – ground, patties, steaks, and roasts, is exclusively sold at Barstow’s Dairy Store and Bakery and can be found in our freezer … Read more

Name the Calf Contest “K” Winners

July 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 June. Congratulations to our Name the Calf Contest winners! Karaoke by Megan West … Read more

Lucky 13 Years

June 27, 2021

Hot Farm Summer With longer light, Barstow’s Dairy Store and Bakery is now open daily until 5pm. Yes, daily! Barstow’s is open on Mondays! We continue to work our way toward fully staffed and are seeking a creative, motivated, early-bird Baker / Cook to join our kitchen team. More details … Read more

Off the Menu

June 13, 2021

Off the Menu: OpenTable produces its Top 10 list for Western Mass Posted Jun 12, 2021 By Hugh Robert | Special to The Republican Best restaurant around? It’s a question the answer to which will vary widely depending on of whom it is asked. There was a time when such … Read more

Gratitude Journal: Dairy Month

June 6, 2021

Happy Dairy Month! (and Happy Pride Month! 🏳️‍🌈) If you know anything about dairy, you already know that dairy farmers celebrate dairy 24/7/365 – farming isn’t just a profession, it’s a lifestyle! Dairy is always on our mind, and for this beautiful month, we hope you’ll take a moment to … Read more

Gratitude Journal: 520 Gallons of Milk

June 2, 2021

Last spring, in the height of the pandemic, we were worried. Thanks to our drive thru window and dedicated team, Barstow’s Dairy Store and Bakery was handling more business than we’d ever seen. But spring on the dairy farm side of the business held a lot more heartbreak. With restaurants, schools, … Read more

Dairy Month Dairy Crawl 2021

May 24, 2021

June is Dairy Month! Local farmstands in Hadley, South Hadley, and Sunderland are celebrating with the Dairy Month Dairy Crawl! Visit the participating farmstands; Barstow’s Dairy Store and Bakery, McCray’s Country Creamery, Flayvors of Cook Farm, Maple Valley’s Hadley Scoop, North Hadley Sugar Shack and Market, and Smiarowski’s Farmstand and Creamery; and purchase an ice cream … Read more

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