Labor Day Week Updates

There’s a staffing shortage in our community – heck, in the nation! And Barstow’s Dairy Store and Bakery is not immune. Please note the following special hours as a result of short staffing: Tomorrow, WED. 9/1 Barstow’s will be open 6am-4pm for Drive Thru service ONLY. We do not have enough staff to offer indoor … Read more

Barstow’s 13th Anniversary

Wednesday, June 30 marks our 13 Year Anniversary at Barstow’s Dairy Store and Bakery! To celebrate, we are offering one cookie per customer today to say THANK YOU! Thank you for what you might ask? Well where do we begin?! We opened Barstow’s Dairy Store and Bakery in 2008 because the milk market was crashing and … Read more

Gratitude Journal: Dairy Month

Happy Dairy Month! (and Happy Pride Month! 🏳️‍🌈) If you know anything about dairy, you already know that dairy farmers celebrate dairy 24/7/365 – farming isn’t just a profession, it’s a lifestyle! Dairy is always on our mind, and for this beautiful month, we hope you’ll take a moment to reflect on this amazing food … Read more

Dairy Month Dairy Crawl 2021

June is Dairy Month! Local farmstands in Hadley, South Hadley, and Sunderland are celebrating with the Dairy Month Dairy Crawl! Visit the participating farmstands; Barstow’s Dairy Store and Bakery, McCray’s Country Creamery, Flayvors of Cook Farm, Maple Valley’s Hadley Scoop, North Hadley Sugar Shack and Market, and Smiarowski’s Farmstand and Creamery; and purchase an ice cream to get your Dairy Crawl … Read more

Nurturing Your Foundation Builds Stronger Farms and Communities

I was offered the rewarding experience to write and deliver a talk for the TEDx Amherst stage. COVID may have turned this event into a virtual show, but it was a real pleasure to share my idea with my community. Grateful for the opportunity and for the sustaining foundation I am rooted in.

Pasture Day 2021

Today is Pasture Day! Surprise! This fairly last minute decision is consciously made to limit gathering and sustain our commitment to our community’s health and safety. In 2019, our Pasture Day event gathered well over 250 people. And while relaxed restrictions are here or on the horizon, we are not yet ready for this to … Read more

Easter Bunny visits Barstow’s!

Hadley Parks and Recreation and Fire Department are bringing a VERY special visitor around town on Saturday, April 3! The Easter Bunny is parading through Hadley, and one of their stops is at Barstow’s Dairy Store and Bakery! The fire truck and Easter Bunny are expected to arrive at Barstow’s Dairy Store and Bakery up … Read more

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