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Name the Calf Contest “J”

June 16, 2022

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! Juana by Travis Carter … Read more

The Gazette: A Look Back on June 11

June 11, 2022

A Look Back: June 11 By JIM BRIDGMAN For the Gazette Published: 6/10/2022 7:05:26 PM 200 Years Ago ■Eliphalet Williams and H. T. Hooker have entered into co-partnership and will transact business under the firm of Williams & Hooker. They have taken the brick store belonging to Judge Lyman, next … Read more

Gratitude Journal: World Milk Day

June 1, 2022

Have you ever heard a musician talk about music? Or a geologist talk about dirt? Sure you like music, maybe even a healthy appreciation of rocks, but there’s something exhilarating hearing someone speak passionately of their craft. Everyone’s an expert on something, and in a life where your work is … Read more

June 2022 Burger Night Menu

June 1, 2022

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 “I”

June 1, 2022

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 May. Congratulations to our Name the Calf Contest winners! Icon by Cat Bowbour … Read more

June is Dairy Month

May 28, 2022

Together Again If you’re attending the Hadley Memorial Day Parade tomorrow afternoon, be sure to wave to the Barstow’s Dairy Store and Bakery float! Instead of candy, we’ll be tossing Cabot cheese into the crowd! The Hadley parade had taken a pause during the pandemic, and we are excited to … Read more

Longing for connection: In her debut novel, author with Valley ties explores the inner worlds of caretakers

May 27, 2022

By STEVE PFARRER Daily Hampshire Gazette Published: 5/27/2022 5:09:10 PM ‘I love Paris in the springtime,” Ella Fitzgerald once sang, and why not? A glass of wine in a cafe, flowers and budding trees along the Seine, the Eiffel Tower before the summer crowds take over — and perhaps the … Read more

Can Biodigesters Save America’s Small Dairy Farms?

May 16, 2022

MAY 16, 2022 Modern Farmer Anne N. Connor The sustainable technology presents an opportunity to turn cow manure and food waste into renewable energy and added income. But biodigesters are not always easy to operate, and they can be costly to replace. Small dairy farms in Vermont teeter chronically on … Read more

Name the Calf “H”

May 16, 2022

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 April. Congratulations to our Name the Calf Contest winners! Holiday by Jules Mascitelli … Read more

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