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July 2019 Burger Night Menu

June 26, 2019

Here on Barstow’s Longview Farm, we raise about 500 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

Gratitude Journal: the Dairy Month Lecture Series

June 25, 2019

As we wrap up Dairy Month, the 2019 Dairy Month Lecture Series is also coming to a close. The Dairy Month Lecture Series has been my pet project for the last three years. I have basically become a professional eavesdropper, listening for any mention of milk, cheese, butter, and dairy … Read more

Name the Calf Contest “J”

June 19, 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 last half of May. Congratulations to our Name the Calf Contest winners! Jalapeno by Travis Carter … Read more

Gratitude Journal: Gentle Hands

June 6, 2019

“Gentle, gentle” a mother tells her 3 year old as he grabs handfuls of chocolate brown hair off of Moose the farmdog, who has ambled onto the Barstow’s Dairy Store and Bakery porch in search of crumbs and attention. I smile and reassure her that Moose is great with kids, … Read more

“I” Name the Calf Contest

June 2, 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 May. Congratulations to our Name the Calf Contest winners! Iris by Tali Indi-Violet … Read more

May 2019: news roundup

May 31, 2019

Here are a few articles the Barstow family was reading this month: Robotic Milking 101 | Cabot Creamery Cooperative  On robotic milking farms, cows set their own schedule and milking is more efficient, which means cows have more time to rest, and our farmers have more time to care for … Read more

June 2019 Burger Night Menu

May 29, 2019

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

“H” Name the Calf Winners

May 16, 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 last half of April. Congratulations to our Name the Calf Contest winners! Hortense by Jeff Carson … Read more

“G” Name the Calf Winners

May 1, 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 April. Congratulations to our Name the Calf Contest winners! Gratitude by Cheryl Stevens … Read more

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