Barstow’s Blog

Corporate Gifts: Thanksgiving Pies

October 27, 2020

An office, a club, a family… teamwork has been essential in 2020 (even if at a distance)! Select from our three most popular Thanksgiving pies to show your thanks to your hardworking team: apple, apple crumb, and pumpkin. Pies are $15.50ea and can be picked up at Barstow’s Dairy Store … Read more

Enter the “S” Name the Calf Contest

October 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 “R” Winners

October 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 September. Congratulations to our Name the Calf Contest winners!   Renegade by Zoe … Read more

Barstow’s Longview Farm Virtual Tour

October 14, 2020

On Tuesday, October 13, a rainy morning, New England Dairy, a regional nonprofit, filmed a LIVE virtural tour with Denise Barstow at Barstow’s Longview Farm in Hadley, MA. The target audience for this video is students in grads 3-5 – but we think everyone will enjoy it! Check it out: … Read more

Gratitude Journal: Travelling More Deeply

October 4, 2020

Backyard Tourist The summer of canceled vacations and postponed plans has officially (dare we say, finally) come to an end. Reflecting on backyard Barstow burgers with local sweet corn, hours in the pool, milkshakes on the porch at Barstow’s, campfires in the pasture, hey, maybe this summer wasn’t so bad … Read more

Enter the “R” Name the Calf Contest

October 1, 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 “Q” Winners

October 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 September. Congratulations to our Name the Calf Contest winners! Quechee by Meaghan Ahearn … Read more

Mountain Day 2020

September 30, 2020

Mountain Day is a celebrated tradition at the oldest women’s college in the country, right down the street from the farm! On Mountain Day, classes and other obligations are cancelled. In a nod to Mary Lyon, students are invited to balance their intellectual pursuits with outdoor activities. The date of … Read more

ESE provides location for distribution of products to local Cabot farmers

September 24, 2020

Sept. 24, 2020 | Sarah Heinonen sarah@thereminder.com WEST SPRINGFIELD – At farm stands and small on-site stores, farmers sell a fair amount of products that they help to produce. Dairy farms around Western Massachusetts and parts of Connecticut ship their milk to the Agri-Mark/Cabot Creamery Cooperative facility in West Springfield … Read more

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