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Pioneer Valley Bounty

June 18, 2024

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

Vanguard Renewables: A Circular Solution

May 10, 2024

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

May 1, 2024

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

April 20, 2024

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

February 3, 2024

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

December 20, 2023

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

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