NEPM: Barstow’s Longview Farm – Fabulous 413

Listen to the interview on CISA’s Website HERE.  Denise Barstow Manz of Barstow’s Longview Farm, Diary Store, and Bakery in Hadley joins Phil, Monte, and Kaliis to talk about their farm and the significance of this moment for local farms around the region. Barstow’s has your last minute holiday gift and goodie needs covered! See their bakery … Read more

Happy holidays, from our family to yours!

We are so honored to be a part of this community; producing milk that ends up in our local grocery stores, baking cakes to celebrate birthdays, graduations, and other milestones, and preparing desserts for your holiday table. This December, as you order holiday party platters, stock up on Cabot products for baking, or pick out … Read more

Free Walking Farm Tour: Nov 10, 10am

Please join us for a tour of Barstow’s Longview Farm on Friday, November 10 at 10am. This tour will visit our anaerobic digester, silo storage, milking barn, robotic milker, and calf barn. Farm tour begins and ends at Barstow’s Dairy Store and Bakery. We cannot accomodate late arrivals, you must be with a guide to … Read more

Dairy farmers say wet weather’s being hard on hay

Daily Hampshire Gazette By SCOTT MERZBACH Staff Writer Published: 7/18/2023 4:41:17 PM Modified: 7/18/2023 4:40:47 PM HADLEY — Cut on Saturday, hay in a field at Barstow’s Longview Farm remains on the ground, where if the weather stays dry for 48 hours, it will be picked up and put into the farm’s bunker silo. After … Read more

The cream of the crop: Celebrating the Valley’s thriving dairy industry during Dairy Month

By JULIAN MENDOZA Staff Writer Published: 6/23/2023 1:37:00 PM Ravaged by supply chain issues, business monopoly and a volatile market, the dairy industry has seen countless farms sink over the past few years. In the case of some Pioneer Valley producers, though, the cream rises to the top. “Dairy is certainly thriving here in the … Read more

Dairy Farms Tap Into Anaerobic Digestion to Carve a Greener and More Financially Secure Path

Arlene Karidis | Jun 07, 2023 The dairy industry is shooting to achieve greenhouse gas neutrality by 2050. Denise Barstow Manz, a seventh-generation family member at Barstow’s Longview Farm in Massachusetts, tells Waste360 how dairy farms are working toward this goal. And hear why anaerobic digestion (AD) has been a big part of Barstow’s sustainability story over the past decade. Waste360: … Read more

6 Reasons to Celebrate Dairy Month

June is National Dairy Month. Here are 6 reasons to give a sip 🥛: 1. Dairy is good for you Milk packs in 13 essential nutrients in every serving, including, protein, zinc, selenium, vitamin A and vitamin D, which contribute to healthy immune function. Dairy foods like cheese and yogurt also provide high-quality protein, calcium, … Read more

Earth Day 2023

Happy Earth Day Local dairy farmers maintain, protect, and enhance thousands of acres of open space throughout New England. Every dairy farm has practices in place to make sure they are caring for their soil. Soil is a natural resource that sustains our herd’s nutrition, our next generations to come, and our business’ financial health. … Read more

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