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Dairy Crawl 2023
June 1 - June 30
Local farmstands in Hadley, South Hadley, and Sunderland are celebrating June with the Dairy Month Dairy Crawl!
Visit the participating farmstands: Barstow’s Dairy Store and Bakery, Maple Valley Creamery’s Scoop at the Silos, McCray’s Country Creamery, Flayvors of Cook Farm, North Hadley Sugar Shack and Market, and Smiarowski’s Farmstand and Creamy; and purchase an ice cream to get your Dairy Crawl passport stamped between June 1 and June 30, 2023.
June is Dairy Month. Complete and submit your Dairy Crawl Passport by June 30 to be entered to win!
We all face similar challenges – development of farmland, difficulty finding reliable labor, and razor thin profit margins. We borrow equipment from one another, trade tips and feedback, and lend a helping hand. While not all of the participating farmstands are dairy farms, it is a longstanding tradition to support our neighbors and sustain agriculture in the Pioneer Valley.
The milk price is currently so low that it does not cover a dairy farm’s cost of doing business. We’ve opened farmstands to diversify our businesses so that we can continue to do what we love: create local, wholesome food for our community. This Dairy Month, we hope that you enjoy your visit to our farmstands!
Share your Dairy Crawl journey with us! #DairyCrawl
Dairy Crawl Passports are free and available at participating farmstands (while supplies last) or to print online.
Submitted passports will be entered into a raffle and 6 will be randomly selected to win a $50 gift certificate from one of the farms.
Completed and semi-completed passports are eligible to be entered into the raffle. Dairy Crawlers who received:
One stamp = 0 raffle entries
Two stamps = 1 raffle entries
Three stamps = 2 raffle entries
Four stamps = 3 raffle entries
Five stamps = 4 raffle entries
And all SIX stamps = 20 raffle entries
Winners will be notified by email or phone.
Learn More about this event at DairyCrawl.com
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!