Small Business Saturday

Small Business Saturday celebrates small, local businesses and encourages consumers to shop locally at the start of the holiday shopping season. Small businesses like Barstow’s Dairy Store and Bakery and Barstow’s Longview Farm (and so many other businesses close to home) are essential to the unique fabric of our community, our rural economy, and food … Read more

Happy Halloween!

We have some scary good treats (hold the tricks!) in the bakery case to celebrate today! Visit us, 8am-5pm, for Halloween cupcakes, pumpkin whoopie pies, apple pie bars, apple crumb pie, pumpkin cheesecake bars, pumpkin raisin cookies, pumpkin muffins, and more in the bakery. For lunch, enjoy our homemade pumpkin corn soup with a sandwich … Read more

Corporate Gifts: Thanksgiving Pies

An office, a club, a family… teamwork has been essential in 2020 (even if at a distance)! Select from our three most popular Thanksgiving pies to show your thanks to your hardworking team: apple, apple crumb, and pumpkin. Pies are $15.50ea and can be picked up at Barstow’s Dairy Store and Bakery on November 23, … Read more

Barstow’s Longview Farm Virtual Tour

On Tuesday, October 13, a rainy morning, New England Dairy, a regional nonprofit, filmed a LIVE virtural tour with Denise Barstow at Barstow’s Longview Farm in Hadley, MA. The target audience for this video is students in grads 3-5 – but we think everyone will enjoy it! Check it out: Using video chat technology, students … Read more

Gratitude Journal: Travelling More Deeply

Backyard Tourist The summer of canceled vacations and postponed plans has officially (dare we say, finally) come to an end. Reflecting on backyard Barstow burgers with local sweet corn, hours in the pool, milkshakes on the porch at Barstow’s, campfires in the pasture, hey, maybe this summer wasn’t so bad after all? Here at Barstow’s … Read more

Mountain Day 2020

Mountain Day is a celebrated tradition at the oldest women’s college in the country, right down the street from the farm! On Mountain Day, classes and other obligations are cancelled. In a nod to Mary Lyon, students are invited to balance their intellectual pursuits with outdoor activities. The date of Mountain Day is kept secret … Read more

ESE provides location for distribution of products to local Cabot farmers

Sept. 24, 2020 | Sarah Heinonen sarah@thereminder.com WEST SPRINGFIELD – At farm stands and small on-site stores, farmers sell a fair amount of products that they help to produce. Dairy farms around Western Massachusetts and parts of Connecticut ship their milk to the Agri-Mark/Cabot Creamery Cooperative facility in West Springfield to be turned into cheese, … Read more

Gratitude Journal: V-One Vodka & Sunraise Printing

We have a truly amazing community! A few weeks ago, we unlocked the doors, placed out the OPEN flag, and noticed two of our brand new signs had been stolen in the night. The signs were meant to welcome new folks to the area and bring in some more business to our family farm store. … Read more

Big E helps Agri-Mark distribute Cabot dairy products to small farm stands

MassLive By Jim Kinney | jkinney@repub.com WEST SPRINGFIELD — Farm stands like Barstow’s Longview Dairy Store and Bakery in Hadley used to be able to pick up Cabot Creamery-brand cheese and other dairy products at Agri-Mark’s butter and dry nonfat milk manufacturing plant on Riverdale Street in West Springfield. But that was before coronavirus restrictions … Read more

Tour the Barstow’s Dairy Farm & Robot Milkers

Join Kestrel Land Trust for a mini-tour of Barstow’s Dairy Farm with Denise Barstow to learn how they care for their cows and for the land. The latest in our “Learning with the Land” series!

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