Barstow’s Blog

Robot Farmers: The Latest and Greatest in Milk Production

June 25, 2018

Barstow’s Dairy Store and Bakery visitors and Lely robot expert, Dave Patteson, of Lely North America, enjoyed a tour of the  milking barn and robotic milkers for the Dairy Month Lecture Series on Sunday, June 24 at Barstow’s Longview Farm. In case you missed it, we have this short recap for you: … Read more

Meet the Next Generation of Dairy

June 25, 2018

Barstow’s Dairy Store and Bakery visitors and seventh generation dairy farmer, Denise Barstow enjoyed a great morning in the calf barn for the Dairy Month Lecture Series on Sunday, June 24 at Barstow’s Longview Farm. In case you missed it, we have this short recap for you: The calves and young stock (also … Read more

July Burger Night Menu

June 23, 2018

Here on Barstow’s Longview Farm, we raise about 550 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 section.  … Read more

Undeniably Dairy: The Facts Behind Dairy Nutrition

June 18, 2018

Farm visitors joined Sue Mazrolle, Register Dietitian for Big Y for a discussion about dairy nutrition and dairy in a healthy diet for the Dairy Month Lecture Series on Sunday, June 17! In case you missed it, we have this short recap for you: Dairy foods are recommended to help meet calcium and … Read more

Cow Power: From Waste to Watts

June 18, 2018

Farm visitors joined Denise Barstow of Barstow’s Longview Farm on a tour of the Anaerobic Digester facility for the Dairy Month Lecture Series on Sunday, June 17! In case you missed it, we have this short recap for you: Barstow’s Anaerobic Digester takes the energy potential in food waste and cow manure and … Read more

Happy Father’s Day

June 17, 2018

2018 marks Barstow’s Dairy Store and Bakery’s 10 Year Anniversary! Steven and David Barstow, brothers, partners, and the 6th generation on Barstow’s Longview Farm are the owners of Barstow’s Dairy Store and Bakery.  When the family moved forward with Barstow’s Dairy Store and Bakery in order to diversify the farm and … Read more

Name the Calf Contest Winners “J”

June 16, 2018

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 May. Congratulations to our Name the Calf Contest winners! Jamboree by Jacqueline Desmarais … Read more

Free Heat

June 15, 2018

There are a couple downsides to living on a dairy farm.  First of all, the neighbors are early risers – and they drive big trucks or tractors.  So by 5:30am, you’re probably wide awake.  Secondly, when the cows get out they might enjoy a tramp through your garden before they … Read more

Looking for Burger Fest Bands

June 12, 2018

Barstow’s Burger Fest is the biggest farm event of the year!  On Saturday, July 21 from 11am-8pm, join us for farm raised beef burgers, local flavors, farm tours, games, and live music on the porch. This community event is not to be missed! We are looking for bands to play … Read more

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