Gratitude Journal: Harvest on our Minds

Harvest on our Minds Corn harvest is underway and the entire farm team is holding our collective breath; praying for no breakdowns, a high quality yield, and a safe silage season. Harvest time involves a lot of sitting. Steven is sitting in the forage harvester, David is sitting while packing the silo, an army of … Read more

Gratitude Journal: Dairy Month

Happy Dairy Month! (and Happy Pride Month! 🏳️‍🌈) If you know anything about dairy, you already know that dairy farmers celebrate dairy 24/7/365 – farming isn’t just a profession, it’s a lifestyle! Dairy is always on our mind, and for this beautiful month, we hope you’ll take a moment to reflect on this amazing food … Read more

Gratitude Journal: 520 Gallons of Milk

Last spring, in the height of the pandemic, we were worried. Thanks to our drive thru window and dedicated team, Barstow’s Dairy Store and Bakery was handling more business than we’d ever seen. But spring on the dairy farm side of the business held a lot more heartbreak. With restaurants, schools, and institutions shuttered, dairy producers … Read more

Gratitude Journal: National Frozen Food Month

March is National Frozen Food Month We’ve been steadily expanding our frozen prepared food offerings over the last several years, but especially since March of last year. And while folks were getting tired of doing their own cooking, we were grateful to offer easy, comfortable, pre-prepared meals for dinner in such uncertain times. Even today … Read more

Gratitude Journal: February 2021

Last year, in the beginning of COVID, our whole world at Barstow’s Dairy Store and Bakery changed. And while we scrambled to adapt to new protocols and change our restaurant to meet the needs of our community, almost nothing changed up the hill on the farm. Every single day of the week and every single … Read more

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