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Alstede Farms

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Open Now: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Alstede Farms is a delightful stop for local color and purchases. Local produce, jams, honey... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Firplace
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Jemez Springs, New Mexico
Great holiday decorations

Great holiday decorations, coming check out great food products many sourced from local area... read more

Reviewed December 11, 2018
bgcarr57
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Dumont, United States
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Alstede Farms is a true family owned real working farm located in beautiful western Morris County, New Jersey. The Alstede Family are true stewards of their wonderful 365 acre permanently preserved farm where only sustainable and certified organic...more
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1 Alstede Farms Ln, Chester, NJ 07930-2924
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+1 908-879-7189
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All reviews pick your own fruit pony rides corn maze farm animals strawberries wine tasting beautiful farm petting zoo bring your own fresh veggies farm store beans pies pumpkin picking hay stack whole family
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Alstede Farms is a delightful stop for local color and purchases. Local produce, jams, honey, abound. If it isn't raining, feed the farm animals! My favorite part may have been the local wines (which New Jersey advertises as being from the Outer Coastal Plain). Not...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Kurt_A675, Owner at Alstede Farms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello, Thank you so much for your kind review. I am very so glad to hear that you enjoy our farm store. Our family and team is always seeking ways to improve our farm...your feedback is always welcome. Please stop back again soon; we are...More

Reviewed December 11, 2018

Great holiday decorations, coming check out great food products many sourced from local area farms. Great place for kids to see animals.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Kurt_A675, Owner at Alstede Farms, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hello, Thank you for your very kind review. We appreciate it very much and are glad that you are happy with your holiday decorations. Merry Christmas to you and your family! Best Regards, Farmer Kurt

Reviewed November 6, 2018

One of great local spots to buy fresh produce, buy great pies and cider and take the kids to see and feed farm animals. Love strawberry and apple picking, though it is busy in the fall around Halloween. Nice staff and we buy our Christmas...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Kurt_A675, Owner at Alstede Farms, responded to this reviewResponded November 7, 2018

Hello Liana, Thank you very much for the very kind review. We appreciate your loyalty and patronage all of these years. Happy Thanksgiving to you and your farming. Kind Regards, Farmer Kurt

Reviewed October 17, 2018

They were organized as well as they could be but it was just too crowded and the lines were outrageously long. I guess that means there was something worth waiting for but we'll never know.More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Kurt_A675, Owner at Alstede Farms, responded to this reviewResponded October 18, 2018

Hello Glenda, Thank you for your recent review of our farm. You are correct, our huge 370 acre family farm is special and is worth waiting for! September and October weekends are always full of guests eager to spend time with us. Please know; however,...More

Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

We went on a Friday around 2pm and not many people were there. We are from the Midwest and this seemed like a rather expensive “country experience for city folk.” It was cute and the shop had good stuff but it was all rather expensive...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Kurt_A675, Owner at Alstede Farms, responded to this reviewResponded October 16, 2018

Hello, Thanks for your recent visit to our family owned farm. You are correct that folks who live in more urban areas really value visiting our huge 370 acre preserved farm and taking advantage of its beauty, our corn maze, our pick your own crops,...More

Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

What a beautiful farm and the staff is so friendly. Go early and take your time if you go on Saturday. Lots to do for the whole family and the surrounding area is lovely. Cider donuts are delicious!

Date of experience: October 2018
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Kurt_A675, Owner at Alstede Farms, responded to this reviewResponded October 16, 2018

Hello!, Thanks for such a nice note and review. We are so glad to hear that you had such a nice time. We look forward to you returning to us again soon! Best Regards, Farmer Kurt

Reviewed October 8, 2018

I haven't been here before and we, with a couple and their children decided to come and pumpkin/apple pick this past weekend. Even though it was drizzly, we thought it wouldn't be AS crowded as these types of places tend to be on a sunny...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Kurt_A675, Owner at Alstede Farms, responded to this reviewResponded October 9, 2018

Hello Lauryn, Thanks for your note and for your review. October weekends are our single busiest time of year. Our family's desire is to always offer a wonderful guest experience and for that reason we are open seven days a week and offer significantly reduced...More

Reviewed October 2, 2018

I went to Alstede Farms on a weekday in September with my parents, sister & nephew. You have to pay $7 admission, and extra if you want to buy containers for the fruit. At that time there were different kinds of apples, raspberries, blackberries, pumpkins...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Kurt_A675, Owner at Alstede Farms, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2018

Hello, Thank you for your very nice review. We are glad that you were able to take advantage of the savings that we offer by visiting our family farm on a weekday. We are open every day of the week for pick your own in...More

Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

Had a beautiful evening dinner and hayride with a bonfire. The service was great and the staff were very nice. The sunset was awesome and strolling around the fields was great. Highly recommend Bringing out the family for an adventure.More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Kurt_A675, Owner at Alstede Farms, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2018

Hello! Thank you for your very kind review. We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed our Harvest Moon Hayride. Our family and team works very hard to present a family friendly evening activity that is NOT scary and can be enjoyed by people...More

Reviewed October 1, 2018

My 4 year old son wanted to go apple picking so we picked this farm since they offer a free shuttle bus from a nearby NJ Transit train station, making it more easily accessible from NYC without driving relative to other places we have visited...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Kurt_A675, Owner at Alstede Farms, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2018

Hello, Thank you for your recent visit and I am glad that you enjoyed our FREE courtesy shuttle from and to the New Jersey Transit train station. We were pleased that we were able to accommodate your special request to return on an earlier train...More

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mrebi921
September 5, 2017|
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Response from Kurt_A675 | Property representative |
Hello! Our admission to our farm included FREE hay wagon rides every day as well as access to live entertainment each weekend and holiday from 12 noon to 4 pm. We offer FREE and reduced price admissions with FREE hay wagon... More
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Sharon B
January 17, 2017|
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Response from Kurt_A675 | Property representative |
Hello Sharon, We are selling chicken pot pies today! We have large and small sizes. Large being 9 inches and small being 5 inches. If you want us to put one aside for you, please feel free to call us at... More
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