Santa visits Barstow’s

The Hadley Fire Department and Hadley Parks and Recreation Department are bringing a special visitor again this year!  Traveling all around town, Santa and Mrs. Claus will be stopping by Barstow’s via firetruck on Saturday, December 18 around noon. Listen for the sirens and look for the lights! Barstow’s will offer free M&M cookies available for all! … 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

July 2021 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

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

Lucky 13 Years

Hot Farm Summer With longer light, Barstow’s Dairy Store and Bakery is now open daily until 5pm. Yes, daily! Barstow’s is open on Mondays! We continue to work our way toward fully staffed and are seeking a creative, motivated, early-bird Baker / Cook to join our kitchen team. More details here. Between the long days … Read more

Off the Menu

Off the Menu: OpenTable produces its Top 10 list for Western Mass Posted Jun 12, 2021 By Hugh Robert | Special to The Republican Best restaurant around? It’s a question the answer to which will vary widely depending on of whom it is asked. There was a time when such pronouncements were the prerogative of … Read more

The Dirt on Composting Webinar by the Center for EcoTechology

Food waste makes up over 20% of the Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) stream in the U.S. This waste can be managed by diverting it to feed people, feed animals, composting it, or using it for anaerobic digestion. Composting diverts food waste from the landfill, reducing methane emissions (a potent greenhouse gas), saving resources, and returning … 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

Pi Day

Pi Day is celebrated on March 14th, or 3.14. Pi (Greek letter “π”) is the symbol used in mathematics to represent a constant — the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter — which is approximately 3.14159. At Barstow’s, we celebrate with something else that is round and constant. Constantly delicious that … Read more

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