Barstow’s Blog

Share your Farm Love Story

January 28, 2021

#FarmLove is the devotion we feel toward our animals, our land, our community, family members, and this place we call home. This year, we’ve done a lot of reflecting on our gratitude for our community. Between farm and farmstand, we wouldn’t be here without you – thank you. We’d be … Read more

Gratitude Journal: Farm Love

January 28, 2021

We’ve been offering the Name the Calf Contest online since March and if you pull together all of the beautiful, generous, kind comments from the entry form section, it makes this word cloud. Now that’s a lot of love! Thank you! See all the comments that generated this warm fuzzy … Read more

2020 Sustainable Business of the Year Awards

January 20, 2021

The 2020 Sustainable Business Awards spotlights the brightest of what’s happening in our local economy. The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on small businesses has been tremendous, with the number of small businesses in Massachusetts being down 37% as of November 2020. Small businesses lend a distinct flavor to the … Read more

Kestrel Land Trust: 50th Anniversary Stories

January 16, 2021

Since December 1970, thousands of people like you have given Kestrel Land Trust the inspiration and ability to save the landscapes that shaped our past and create our future. In the last 5 decades, we’ve worked together to conserve more than 25,000 acres of forests and woodlands for wildlife, natural … Read more

“A” Name the Calf Contest

January 15, 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 January Congratulations to our Name the Calf Contest winners! Ariel by Catherine Linberg … Read more

Name the Calf “Y & Z” Winners

January 15, 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 December. Congratulations to our Name the Calf Contest winners! Yesterday by Julie Knodler … Read more

Happy Moo Year!

January 2, 2021

I never want to feel how I felt on March 13, 2020, again. Trying to fall asleep that night, thoughts were racing through my mind – What if Barstow’s is mandated to shut down? How will we support our team financially? What if our staff members get sick? What if … Read more

Barstow’s Pie of the Month Club

January 1, 2021

Pie is the best. Pie is always good and always appropriate. Anytime of year, anytime of day, any temperature, pie is simply the answer. We love that about pie. And if you’ve landed on this page, you probably agree! Join our pie lovers group by becoming a Barstow’s Pie of … Read more

Enter the “Y & Z” Name the Calf Contest

January 1, 2021

The Name the Calf Contest is a beloved staple of visiting Barstow’s Dairy Store and Bakery. However, 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 service daily! Our new … Read more

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