Gratitude Journal: Harvest on our Minds

Harvest on our Minds Corn harvest is underway and the entire farm team is holding our collective breath; praying for no breakdowns, a high quality yield, and a safe silage season. Harvest time involves a lot of sitting. Steven is sitting in the forage harvester, David is sitting while packing the silo, an army of … Read more

Summer’s End

Those last few weeks of Summer Summer vacation always seemed to last for ages as a kid. So many memories made in such a relatively short span of glorious sunlit time. But the back to school ads are up, the fourth cut of hay is the silo, and the cicadas are singing that last-month-of-summer song. … Read more

September Burger Night 2022

Join us at Burger Night on Wednesday, September 14, 5pm-7pm. Born and raised right here on Barstow’s Longview Farm, our burgers are as fresh and local as it gets! Grill runs 5pm-7pm and Barstow’s kitchen is open until 8pm. Check out our Burger Night Menu here.  It is a special occasion when we sell our burgers made to order so … Read more

Some Like it Hot

Corn General consensus on the farm: this heat wave has got to chill… But some like it hot! Corn originated as a tropical grass and can tolerate exposures to adverse temperatures as high as 112degreesF for brief periods. Corn’s ideal daytime temperatures typically range between 77degreesF and 91degrees! However, growth decreases when temperatures exceed 95degreesF, … Read more

June Burger Night 2022

Join us at Burger Night on Tuesday, June 21, 5pm-7pm. Born and raised right here on Barstow’s Longview Farm, our burgers are as fresh and local as it gets! Grill runs 5pm-7pm and Barstow’s kitchen is open until 8pm. Check out our June menu here. Old Country Road will be playing vintage country bluegrass on the porch, 5-7pm. It … Read more

June 2022 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 … Read more

June is Dairy Month

Together Again If you’re attending the Hadley Memorial Day Parade tomorrow afternoon, be sure to wave to the Barstow’s Dairy Store and Bakery float! Instead of candy, we’ll be tossing Cabot cheese into the crowd! The Hadley parade had taken a pause during the pandemic, and we are excited to rejoin the festivities and memorial … Read more

Eat Local Month: Barstow’s Beef

August… …the last month to cram in those summer activities you haven’t gotten to yet; a picnic lunch at the J.A. Skinner State Park Summit House, husking corn for the heifers at Barstow’s before dinner, ice cream on the porch, farm fresh burgers and steaks on the grill…. Barstow’s beef is raised here on our … Read more

July Burger Night 2021

It goes without saying that we missed a lot of things last year. And one of them was definitely Burger Nights! Summer sunsets with our community, great food, live music. But good news…. Burger Nights are BACK! Join us at Burger Night on Tuesday, July 27, 5pm-7pm. Born and raised right here on Barstow’s Longview … Read more

National Chili Day

Barstow’s Dairy Store and Bakery has a staple item that’s become really apparent over the last 13 years of being open: our homemade Barstow’s chili! Barstow’s chili seems to be popular in all forms; hot or frozen quarts; and in all seasons, winter to blistering summer. We celebrate chili every day, but National Chili Day … Read more

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