Pasture Day 2019

Pasture Day is a farm favorite! After inspecting and repairing miles of fence, the farmers are ready to let the girls out of the barn and into the field. Spring is here! And with winter months in the barn behind them, the cows will be frolicking their way into the green green grass! This event … Read more

Free Earth Day Farm Tour

At Barstow’s Longview Farm, every day is Earth Day! Tour our facility and experience how animal care, technology, and the engagement of the next farming generation play a role in farm sustainability. Learn how Barstow’s Longview Farm turns food waste and cow manure into enough electricity for 1,600 homes with an anaerobic digester.  The system … Read more

National Ag Day Farm Tours

March 14 is National Agriculture Day. Here at Barstow’s Longview Farm, every day is Ag Day.  Agriculture isn’t only our livelihood, it is a way of life. Today we invite you to consider how agriculture impacts your life.  Farmers raise fruits, veggies, livestock, trees, and seafood. In honor of Ag Day, join us for a … Read more

Holiday Greenery

Stop by Barstow’s to select your perfect holiday wreath, kissing ball, or porch decoration to brighten your home and get in the spirit! Our wreaths, kissing balls, log boxes, and holiday pots are grown and designed at Silvery Moon Farm in Bernardston, MA.  Silvery Moon Farm is a small family business.  Their family collects only the … Read more

Blight Fest

2018 is not a great year for New England pumpkins. Downy Mildew was detected in New England fields starting in early August. Downy Mildew occurs worldwide and where conditions of temperature and humidity allow its establishment and can result in major losses to cucumber, melon, squash, pumpkin, watermelon, and other cucurbits. Fortunately it occurs sporadically … Read more

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