Barstow’s Blog

6 Gifts for Dads and Grads

May 30, 2018

This June we are celebrating the awesome grads and the terrific dads in the Valley! Here are 6 gifts from Barstow’s that would work great to say both, “Happy Father’s Day” and “Congratulations!” Nothing says CELEBRATION better then a homemade custom cake! Order picnic salads, party platters, and side dishes … Read more

June 2018 Burger Night Menu

May 29, 2018

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

National Trails Day

May 29, 2018

National Trails Day is observed each year on the first Saturday in June. Celebrate by exploring your local trails at Skinner State Park! The park protects 843 acres of forest and farmland – and most notably, the historic Prospect House.  The Prospect House, or Summit House, is an old hotel … Read more

Dairy Month Dairy Crawl

May 29, 2018

June is Dairy Month! Local farmstands in Hadley, South Hadley, and Sunderland are celebrating with the Dairy Month Dairy Crawl! Visit the participating farmstands; Barstow’s Dairy Store and Bakery, McCray’s Country Creamery, Flayvors of Cook Farm, Maple Valley’s Hadley Scoop, North Hadley Sugar Shack and Market, and Smiarowski’s Farmstand and … Read more

Cow Plop Bingo

May 22, 2018

Barstow’s Dairy Store and Bakery is partnering with The South Hadley Family Center to play a big game of Bingo! Join us at Barstow’s May Burger Night, Wednesday, May 23 to purchase a square and play Cow Plop “Bingo”! Squares, which are randomly assigned, are available by donation of 1 … Read more

Name the Calf Contest Winners “H”

May 17, 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 April. Congratulations to our Name the Calf Contest winners! Helga by Emilia Swiech … Read more

Happy Mother’s Day

May 13, 2018

We want to wish the incredible Mom’s in our community a Happy Mother’s Day! Daily we host kiddos and their Mom’s at Barstow’s Dairy Store and Bakery.  Kids plates, M&M cookies, BBQ chips, PB&Js, grilled ham and cheeses, and the occasional egg salad on an Asiago bagel, go over the … Read more

May is Beef Month

May 10, 2018

Sirloin, tenderloin, rib-eye, brisket, hamburger, meatloaf, meatballs – BEEF (it’s what’s for dinner!) May is Beef Month, so why not celebrate with local, sustainable, beef from Barstow’s Longview Farm!? Barstow’s Beef is raised on the Barstow family farm in Hadley, MA. Our meat does not contain antibiotics, steroids, or added … Read more

Name the Calf Contest Winners “G”

May 7, 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 April. Congratulations to our Name the Calf Contest winners! Glory by Janet Lipscomb … Read more

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