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

Pioneer Valley Dairy Crawl celebrates dairy farms one scoop of ice cream at a time

By Gillian Follett | Special to The Republican Denise Barstow Manz is hoping to increase awareness of the Pioneer Valley’s dairy farms one scoop of ice cream at a time. Since 1806, generations of her family have been operating Barstow’s Longview Farm. Today, its farm store supplies fresh dairy, meat, baked goods and other products. Still, … Read more

Connecting Springfield Students with Barstow’s Longview Dairy Farm

Karly Dunn, Home Grown Springfield| View Author Bio Visiting Barstow’s Longview Dairy Farm and Bakery transformed my perspective on what “local” really means, not only as a former Springfield Public Schools student, but now as a student advocate and proponent of healthy, happy animals. Growing Up in the City Dairy is a timely topic on the minds of … Read more

The Gazette: A Look Back on June 11

A Look Back: June 11 By JIM BRIDGMAN For the Gazette Published: 6/10/2022 7:05:26 PM 200 Years Ago ■Eliphalet Williams and H. T. Hooker have entered into co-partnership and will transact business under the firm of Williams & Hooker. They have taken the brick store belonging to Judge Lyman, next door to Warner’s tavern, and … 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

Longing for connection: In her debut novel, author with Valley ties explores the inner worlds of caretakers

By STEVE PFARRER Daily Hampshire Gazette Published: 5/27/2022 5:09:10 PM ‘I love Paris in the springtime,” Ella Fitzgerald once sang, and why not? A glass of wine in a cafe, flowers and budding trees along the Seine, the Eiffel Tower before the summer crowds take over — and perhaps the prospect of love itself, especially … Read more

We are Hiring!

Shift Supervisor Barstow’s Dairy Store and Bakery is looking for a shift supervisor to join our team. The right fit is a warm, upbeat, self starter who can lead by example and has reliable transportation. Experience in fast paced food service and cash handling is preferred but we will train. Must be available weekday afternoons … Read more

Barstow’s is Back OPEN

After a short scheduled break, Barstow’s Dairy Store and Bakery is OPEN daily, weekends 8am-3pm and weekdays 6am-3pm. Today is our first day back open! Come visit us for breakfast, lunch, baked goods, beef, prepared foods, grocery staples, and friendly service. We can’t wait to see you – we missed you! A reminder to sign … Read more

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