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Cow Power: From Waste to Watts

June 17 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Free

June is Dairy Month!  Learn more about how dairy impacts our economy, our planet, our diet, our land use, and how dairy farming connects us with heritage in the Pioneer Valley.

Join the conversation with experts across all fields of dairy (get it?!).  The Dairy Month Lecture Series is hosted by Barstow’s Longview Farm and Barstow’s Dairy Store and Bakery. Tours are free and begin and end at Barstow’s Dairy Store and Bakery.  Family friendly!

Cow Power: From Waste to Watts

Dairy Month Lecture Series

Presenter: Denise Barstow, Marketing and Education Manager at Barstow’s Longview Farm.

Cow manure and food waste come together in the Barstow’s Longview Farm Anaerobic Digester to create enough green electricity for 1,400 Massachusetts homes. Learn about this zero waste, closed loop system on your neighborhood dairy farm.

Free walking digester tour begins at Barstow’s Dairy Store and Bakery and will take approximately 30 minutes. Tour is on a first come first serve basis.

Details

Date:
June 17
Time:
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Organizer

Barstow’s Dairy Store and Bakery
Phone:
(413) 586-2142
Email:
info@barstowslongviewfarm.com

Venue

Barstow’s Dairy Store and Bakery
172 Hockanum Road
Hadley, MA 01035 United States
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Phone:
(413) 586-2142

Barstow’s Dairy Store and Bakery and Barstow’s Longview Farm is owned and operated by sixth and seventh generation Barstow’s. Nestled at the base of Skinner State Park and right alongside the Connecticut River, the dairy farm has been a part of the landscape since 1806.

Barstow’s Dairy Store and Bakery offers homemade baked goods and pies, lunch from local ingredients, farm fresh produce, farm raised beef, ice cream, and scenic views of protected farmland from the porch and dining room. This family friendly store is open daily year round. Come meet your neighborhood dairy farmer!

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