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

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

National Drive Thru Day

Happy National Drive Thru Window Day! (yes it’s a thing!) When we opened up Barstow’s Dairy Store and Bakery in 2008, we left many scratching their heads…. a drive thru window at a farmstand? We wanted to best serve our community: commuters, dog owners, parents with kiddos in car seats, and all. The drive thru … Read more

Checking in with the Barstows of Hadley

By FRANCIE LIN For the Gazette Published: 6/12/2020 3:25:20 PM Interview with Steven Barstow II, dairy farmer Who lives in the same house as you? Caroline Barstow (large animal veterinarian), Nelson Barstow (19 months), OVH (cat), Moose (the farm dog) How are you juggling all your responsibilities during this time? Although much has been turned upside down in … Read more

Barstow’s Phase 2

We know many of you are wondering when Barstow’s Dairy Store and Bakery will be open for in-store shopping and dining again. For now, Barstow’s will continue to offer drive thru service only, daily until 4pm. We believe our current system is the best way to keep Barstow’s customers and staff safe. In the meantime, … Read more

Dairy Month Dairy Crawl

June is Dairy Month! A time to celebrate local dairy: milk, cheese, ice cream and more! ‘Celebrating’, however, looks a bit different in the age of COVID-19. With incredibly low milk prices, lost markets with the closure of restaurants, schools, and institutions, and the added stress of social distancing, new farm training protocols, and so.much.sanitizing, … Read more

Dairy Month Dairy Crawl 2020

June is Dairy Month! A time to celebrate local dairy: milk, cheese, ice cream and more! ‘Celebrating’, however, looks a bit different in the age of COVID-19. With incredibly low milk prices, lost markets with the closure of restaurants, schools, and institutions, and the added stress of social distancing, new farm training protocols, and so.much.sanitizing, … Read more

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