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Anaerobic Digestion Solves Food Waste and Energy Challenges

May 24, 2016

May 24, 2016 BY ECONEWSNETWORK Lots of talk in Massachusetts and around the country about wind, hydro, and solar being the answer to reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and dependence on fossil fuels, but what about anaerobic digestion (AD)? With the United States’ first-ever national food waste reduction goal, calling … Read more

The secrets to next-gen dairy sustainability!

May 14, 2016

Award-winning New York and Massachusetts dairy farms model community-based futures of dairy sustainability. Pennsylvania closes ‘fresh milk gap’ John Vogel | May 14, 2016 American Agriculturalist Two Northeast dairy farms were recently feted at the fifth annual U.S. Dairy Sustainability Awards in Chicago for two different, yet similar sound business … Read more

Barstow’s Longview Farm in Hadley helps Cabot win environmental award

May 14, 2016

May 14, 2016 By Jim Kinney Mass Live HADLEY — Cabot Creamery Cooperative has won the 2016 U.S. Dairy Sustainability Award for Outstanding Dairy Processing & Manufacturing Sustainability in part through the efforts of Barstow’s Longview Farm in Hadley and the Agri-Mark plant in West Springfield. Cabot, owned by the … Read more

Pasture Day welcomes visitors to Barstow’s Longview Farm in Hadley

May 6, 2016

May 6, 2016 By Elizabeth Lafond-Coppez, Special to The Republican, MassLive HADLEY – The next time you enjoy a glass of fresh milk or allow a bite of sharp cheddar cheese to complement your full bodied, red wine, give a toast to dairy cows and their farmers, near and far. … Read more

Cabot Creamery Cooperative Receives National U.S. Dairy Sustainability Award for Real Farm Power™ Program

May 2, 2016

Effort to Reduce Food Waste and Energy Use Has Cows Providing Cream and Electricity for Cabot Butter By Laura Hardie, New England Dairy & Food Council and New England Dairy Promotion Board Cabot Creamery Cooperative has been recognized with a 2016 U.S. Dairy Sustainability Award for Outstanding Dairy Processing & … Read more

Building Green: Radiant Heat

December 6, 2015

We make many efforts to keep our energy use as low as possible. Barstow’s Dairy Store and Bakery was built with many features that help it to be energy efficient and environmentally friendly in an effort to reduce our carbon footprint. We have radiant heating through our floors in Barstow’s … Read more

Hockanum

October 19, 2015

The Hockanum Rural Historic District, added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1993, is a rural community encompassing a classically famous landscape along the Connecticut River in Hadley, Massachusetts.  The fertile farmland and quiet village is home to families that have been here for generations. The Hockanum Village … Read more

Your Time: Barstow’s Burger Fest, Hadley

July 31, 2015

By Dan Little, gazettenet.com and Hampshire Life July 31, 2015 Nestled in between the Connecticut River and Skinner State Park rests Barstow’s Dairy Store and Bakery at Longview Farm. On Saturday afternoon, if you happened to be driving along the historic scenic byway in Hadley, you could hear sounds of … Read more

Conservationists celebrate preservation of 1,000 acres on Mount Holyoke Range

July 14, 2015

July 14, 2015, MassLive By Diane Lederman Forever Farmland On July 14, 2015, state officials, the Kestrel Land Trust, donors, supporters, and some Barstow’s gathered at the Skinner State Park Summit House to celebrate the preservation of 1,000 acres of land on the Mount Holyoke Range over the last two … Read more

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