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

National Ice Cream for Breakfast Day

Happy National Ice Cream for Breakfast Day! Yes you read that right!  This event is celebrated the first Saturday in February! Join us for Maple Valley Creamery ice cream atop cinnamon swirls or a slice of pie!  Grab an ice cream sandwich with your breakfast sandwich! Or enjoy a classic hot fudge sundae with your morning … Read more

National Chocolate Cake Day

We celebrate chocolate cake daily at Barstow’s Dairy Store and Bakery! We are always stocked with chocolate cupcakes, large and mini. And we’re always delighted to take custom orders for cakes for your special event (we even offer a gluten free chocolate cake!). In honor of National Chocolate Cake Day, Barstow’s will be giving customers* … Read more

Santa at the Farm

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 12 around noon. Listen for the sirens and look for the lights! Mr. and Mrs. Claus will remain in the firetruck … Read more

National Brownie Day

We celebrate homemade brownies daily at here Barstow’s Dairy Store and Bakery, but National Brownie Day is officially on December 8. In honor of this delightful day, we invite you to pre-order or drop by for homemade brownies from your neighborhood dairy farm. You can always pick up chocolate chip or cream cheese brownies from … 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

Live Virtual Farm Tour at Barstow’s Longview Farm

Length: 30 minutes (10-10:30 a.m. Eastern) Recommended Audience: Grades 3-5 Using video chat technology, students will get a behind the scenes look into life on a New England dairy farm. Students will join dairy farmer Denise Barstow for a tour of her family’s farm and learn how dairy farmers take care of their cows from … Read more

National Homemade Cookies Day

We celebrate homemade cookies daily at here Barstow’s Dairy Store and Bakery, but National Homemade Cookies Day is officially on October 1. In honor of this delightful day, we invite you to pre-order or drop by for a dozen (or more!) cookies from your neighborhood dairy farm. You can always pre-order or pick up cookies … Read more

Best Ice Cream Spots in the Pioneer Valley

The Daily Voice by Cecilia Levine 7.19.2020 Craving a sweet treat to cool you down on a hot summer day? Here are several ice cream shops you can try today in and around Northampton. The spots you see on this list were top-rated on several user-generated review sites, featured in local publications and recommended by … 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

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