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Columnist Claire Morenon: Farmers work all year long

February 27, 2018

The Daily Hampshire Gazette, February 26, 2018 Claire Morenon Farming is, of course, a seasonal occupation — but really, there’s no off season. While the landscape may appear still and empty during these late winter months, local farmers of all stripes are working hard caring for animals, boiling sap and planning for another bountiful summer … Read more

From chocolate to cheddar, branch out this holiday season with these 5 desserts

November 20, 2017

The Boston Globe By Lucy M. Casale| November 20, 2017 Go homemade for the holidays with favorite dessert recipes from friends and family of the Cabot Creamery Co-operative. Turtle Cheesecake Serves 12 Cabot farmer Denise Barstow of Longview Farm in Hadley, Mass. describes the holidays in her house with one word: loud. “It isn’t a … Read more

Barstow’s Longview Farm’s Turtle Cheesecake

November 20, 2017

Ingredients Crust ingredients: 2 sleeves of Oreos, crushed ¼ cup Cabot Salted Butter, melted 1 teaspoon cinnamon Filling ingredients: 2¼ pounds Cabot Cream Cheese (4½ -8 ounce packages) softened 1 cup light brown sugar ¼ cup plus 1 tablespoon corn syrup ¼ cup plus 1 tablespoon corn starch 1 tablespoon vanilla 3 whole farm fresh eggs 1 egg … Read more

Burger Night and Barstow’s Beef

November 17, 2017

Country Folks By Laura Rodley At Barstow’s Longview Farm in Hadley, MA they serve their own beef as hamburgers on their special Burger Night at Barstow’s Dairy Store and Bakery from May through September. The meat contains no antibiotics, steroids or hormones. The farm store is the only place anyone can buy the beef that … Read more

Barstow’s Farm Has An Old New England Feel

November 15, 2017

Mass Realty By Jake Levin Since 1806, the Barstow family has been just as lively as the farm it tends to. Located along rural Route 47 in Hadley, Mass., Barstow’s has been looking forward for the past 211 years. The farm encompasses the very best of the world of agriculture both past and present thanks to … Read more

Dairy farm round table

September 29, 2017

September 2017 by Laura Rodley, Country Folks Three dairy farmers, District Representative John Scibak and Massachusetts Farm Bureau Federation (MFBF) representatives Katelyn Parsons and Brad Mitchell, gathered at Barstow’s Longview Farm in Hadley, MA late September to discuss dairy farming. The farmers were Denise Barstow of Barstow’s Longview Farm, Hatfield’s Daryl Williams of Luther Belden … Read more

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