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Meet the 2016 Massachusetts Dairy Farm of the Year

September 15, 2016

September 15, 2016 By Kiley Putnam Must be the Milk Every year, one farm in each of our New England states wins the prestigious Green Pastures Award. The winning dairy farms are recognized and selected for their production records; herd, pasture, and crop management; environmental practices; contributions to agriculture and … Read more

Real Farm Power’ Wins Award for Mass. Dairy

June 17, 2016

Leon Thompson Vermont Correspondent Lancaster Farming Jun 17, 2016 HADLEY, Mass. — A Massachusetts farm family is sharing a major award with Cabot Creamery Cooperative for taking a closed-loop approach to recycling cow manure and food scraps. During a May ceremony in Chicago, representatives from Cabot and Barstow’s Longview Farm … Read more

2016 Massachusetts Outstanding Dairy Farm

June 16, 2016

UMass Amherst, The Center for Agriculture, Food, and the Environment The University of Massachusetts Crops, Dairy, Livestock, and Equine team would like to congratulate Barstow’s Longview Farm for receiving the 2016 Outstanding Dairy Farm Award. Barstow’s Longview Farm has been a working dairy farm since the early 1800s situated in … Read more

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

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