Barstow’s Blog

Cabot 3-Year Cheddar

January 11, 2019

Barstow’s Longview Farm is a proud farmer-owner of Cabot Creamery Cooperative. The milk produced on this farm, along with milk from hundreds of other Cooperative farmer-owners, comes together to make award winning cheese, exceptional dairy products, and ensure the livelihoods of many many New England families. We are glad to … Read more

Name the Calf Contest Winners “X”

January 9, 2019

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 December. Congratulations to our Name the Calf Contest winners! Xelda by Nora Dyer … Read more

Winter Survey

December 31, 2018

Spring, summer, fall, and then the holidays keep us busy and bustling at Barstow’s Dairy Store and Bakery. But in the winter we see a significant drop off of customers. We choose to keep our farm stand open year round for the financial security of our staff and family, and … Read more

Happy Winter Solstice

December 21, 2018

Happy Winter Solstice and Merry Christmas from the Barstow’s! There is still plenty of winter ahead of us, but today marks the year’s most hours of darkness. And despite the dark and the rain today, it feels oh so cheery on the farm! Bakers Shannon, Crystal, and Kim have been … Read more

Name the Calf Contest Winners “V”

December 19, 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 November. Congratulations to our Name the Calf Contest winners! Vanna by Arin Freilisher … Read more

The Red Ear of Corn

December 11, 2018

On Monday, December 10, twenty one engaged neighbors gathered at Barstow’s Dairy Store and Bakery for our Dinner & a Speaker event.  This dinner marked our twelfth and final event of our 10 Year Anniversary Celebration on the 10s.  We hosted mini events and giveaways all year to celebrate 10 … Read more

Holiday Traditions, Dairy Farm Style!

December 6, 2018

The holiday season is upon us! As family and friends gather to celebrate wonderful traditions over the next month, we would like to share with you a peak into holiday time on the dairy farm. TraditionsDenise Barstow of Barstow’s Longview Farm reminds us that traditions are important as they build … Read more

Name the Calf Contest Winners “U”

December 6, 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 first half of November. Congratulations to our Name the Calf Contest winners! Ukulele by Seth Ulla … Read more

14 Local Stocking Stuffers

December 1, 2018

This holiday season, stuff your stockings with local products that support local farmers and artisans in Western Massachusetts!  You can pick up all of these great stocking stuffers and more at your neighborhood dairy farm – yep you guessed it – Barstow’s Dairy Store and Bakery! 14 Local Stocking Stuffers … Read more

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