Harvest for All

In Massachusetts alone, 652,760 people are struggling with hunger – and of them 167,450 are children. To help battle these daunting statistics, Massachusetts Farm Bureau Federation’s (MFBF’s) Young Farmer and Rancher (YF&R) committee has undertaken a ‘Harvest For All’ drive – and one of their locations will be Barstow’s Dairy Store and Bakery at Barstow’s Longview Farm in … Read more

Undeniably Dairy: The Facts Behind Dairy Nutrition

June is Dairy Month!  Learn more about how dairy impacts our economy, planet, diet, land use, and how dairy farming connects us with heritage in the Pioneer Valley. Join the conversation with experts across all fields of dairy (get it?!).  The Dairy Month Lecture Series is hosted by Barstow’s Longview Farm and Barstow’s Dairy Store and Bakery. … Read more

Souper Bowl Sundae

We are turning Super Bowl Sunday more souper! A bowl of homemade soup, chowder or chili… …and a large Maple Valley Creamery ice cream sundae with hot topping, Cabot whipped cream and a cherry… For only $10! Fuel up early and pick up goodies for the game later on. Take home chicken tenders, chili, meatballs, … Read more

Eat the Season | January

Eating what is in season throughout the year can better connect you to your home and community.  When you eat what is being harvested locally, your food is travelling fewer miles, you are supporting your neighborhood farmers, and you are enjoying nutritious and varied foods throughout the seasons. #EatTheSeason and enjoy the season at Barstow’s … Read more

14 Local Stocking Stuffers

This holiday season, stuff your stockings with local products that support local farmers and artisans in Western Massachusetts!  You can pick up all of these great stocking stuffers and more at your neighborhood dairy farm – yep you guessed it – Barstow’s Dairy Store and Bakery! 14 Local Stocking Stuffers A Barstow’s ceramic mug for … Read more

What’s the Buzz about?

September is National Honey Month. Eating local honey sustains local beekeepers who care for our crop of buzzing bees. Bees are super pollinators, transferring pollen from plant to plant, thus fertilizing the plants and enabling them to bear fruit. In fact, about one-third of the U.S. diet is derived from insect-pollinated plants and honey bees … Read more

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