Pioneer Valley Bounty

A local-food lovers’ paradise by Nell Porter Brown JULY-AUGUST 2024 FOR MILWAUKEE CHEF and restaurateur Sanford D’Amato, the move to Massachusetts’s Pioneer Valley turned not on the providential bite of an apple, but of a ridiculously juicy peach. It was in 2007, when he and his wife Angie were visiting friends who suggested a quick … Read more

June 2024 Burger Night Menu

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 section. Burgers are not on our … Read more

Vanguard Renewables: A Circular Solution

Provided by Accesswire May 8, 2024 7:05pm NORTHAMPTON, MA / ACCESSWIRE / May 8, 2024 / Vanguard Renewables partners with leading food and beverage companies to recycle food and beverage waste on multi-generational dairy farms across the country to make renewable gas via anaerobic digestion. Vanguard has a long-standing partnership with Barstow’s Longview Farm, a seventh-generation family … Read more

How Your Food Scraps Help Power 1,600 Homes

By Tony Peterson | May 1, 2024 The Suffield Observer  When you throw your food scraps into the town dumpster at 42 Ffyler Place, you free up landfill space and prevent destructive methane gas from entering the atmosphere. But that’s just the beginning of the good you’re doing for the environment. Suffield’s garbage hauler empties … Read more

How climate change is impacting Pioneer Valley farmers

By Staasi Heropoulos | Special to The Republican HADLEY — In the barns at Barstow’s Longview Farm, workers will be drawing the curtains and turning on fans this summer to cool the cows and lower humidity. Cattle can’t endure the scorching summer heat many are blaming on climate change. “When animals are stressed by the … Read more

National Carrot Cake Day: Where to get the best carrot cake in western Massachusetts

CHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) – Saturday is National Carrot Cake Day, which is one of America’s favorite cake flavors. According to the National Day Calender, this cake closely resembles a quick bread from its preparation to its final consistency, as it is a mix of wet and dry ingredients that are made separately before combining. Creamy frosting, … Read more

NEPM: Barstow’s Longview Farm – Fabulous 413

Listen to the interview on CISA’s Website HERE.  Denise Barstow Manz of Barstow’s Longview Farm, Diary Store, and Bakery in Hadley joins Phil, Monte, and Kaliis to talk about their farm and the significance of this moment for local farms around the region. Barstow’s has your last minute holiday gift and goodie needs covered! See their bakery … Read more

Happy holidays, from our family to yours!

We are so honored to be a part of this community; producing milk that ends up in our local grocery stores, baking cakes to celebrate birthdays, graduations, and other milestones, and preparing desserts for your holiday table. This December, as you order holiday party platters, stock up on Cabot products for baking, or pick out … Read more

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