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Alstede Farms

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1 Alstede Farms Ln, Chester, NJ 07930-2924
+1 908-879-7189
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Rude staff and over priced

It's a big farm with lots to do but the prices are ridiculous for young children I have a 4 2 and 1... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
vphalon
via mobile
Skip it.

We came for the pick-your-own apples, but the "cover charge" smacked of a scam. For the four of us... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
inflamedcarnie
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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 fruits, vegetables, and flowers are grown. The farm specializes in offering one of the widest variety of Pick Your Own (PYO) crops in the northeast and offers a wide range of family friendly activities including hay wagon rides, pony rides, birthday parties, business outings, friendly farm animals, a giant corn maze, and much, much, more. Signature items include home made ice cream, home made fudge, home made caramel, and a full service farm store loaded with home grown goodness. The Alstede Family and staff are proud to call the Garden State their home!
  • Excellent29%
  • Very good36%
  • Average13%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible13%
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“fruit” (34 reviews)
“ice cream” (20 reviews)
“pony rides” (16 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 20:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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1 Alstede Farms Ln, Chester, NJ 07930-2924
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+1 908-879-7189
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

It's a big farm with lots to do but the prices are ridiculous for young children I have a 4 2 and 1 year old. We spend $120 there. My 4 year old wanted to go in the bounce house and on her way in...More

1  Thank vphalon
Kurt_A675, Owner at Alstede Farms, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hello, Thanks for your review and for your recent visit. I am sorry that you did not experience the guest treatment that you expected...and deserved. As a father of three I can assure you that we set a very high standard for our team members...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came for the pick-your-own apples, but the "cover charge" smacked of a scam. For the four of us, it would have cost $24 just to enter. On top of that, the apples were $1.99 a pound. In an area of MANY small, family-owned farms,...More

Thank inflamedcarnie
Kurt_A675, Owner at Alstede Farms, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hello, Thanks for your review and for your visit. I wish that you had entered our farm because then you would have discovered just how special our family farm is for a multitude of reasons, including its unsurpassed beauty, its enormous 377 acre size, the...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been here 3 times now, and each time I've loved it. My first time here was solely for pumpkin picking. They offer hayrides to get you around the farm because it's so large. There are animals around and a small adorable shop where you...More

Thank Stephanie S
Kurt_A675, Owner at Alstede Farms, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Stephanie, Thank you for such a wonderful review and for your repeated visits! We appreciate it very much! Our family and team works very hard to maintain the beauty and attractiveness of our huge 377 acre preserved farm. I hope that you will return...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place the kids love picking their own fruit and vegetables. There are also some domestic farm animals (goats, sheep, bunnies, cows & many different species chicken) the kid can feed and pat all the animals. The market shop is great and has a lot...More

Thank Thorn b
Kurt_A675, Owner at Alstede Farms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Thorn, Thank you for visiting and most especially for your very kind review. Thank you for recognizing all of the hard work and loyalty that our dedicated team exhibits each day. We farm over 600 acres of beautiful farmland here in the Highlands of...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family and I visited Alstede Farms in May 2017 for Strawberry pickings. We reached the place at 1:00 pm and the very sight of the farms was so very refreshing. We purchased the entry tickets and took a few empty baskets for picking. There...More

Thank AnilNemani2015
Kurt_A675, Manager at Alstede Farms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Anil, Thank you for your very nice review and for your visit back in the early summer. We are open with Pick Your Own crops from mid May through mid November each year. We even offer FREE and discounted admissions on weekdays which offer...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We really like this farm. There is so much to do, excellent variety of fruit, vegetables and berries. The pets are super cute and there are many of them. We have always come during the week and it's been perfect, not too crowded and plenty...More

Thank Natala11
Kurt_A675, Owner at Alstede Farms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Natala, Thank you so much for your very kind remarks and for your recent visit. We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed yourself so much. You are correct. Weekday visits afford an excellent opportunity to enjoy our family farm in a much...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We live an hour away but go at least once a month with our 3 year old. There is so much to do. You can either bring your own carrots or buy some from them and feed all types of animals. The animals are friendly...More

Thank banole
Kurt_A675, Owner at Alstede Farms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Balone, Thank you so much for your very kind review and for all of your loyalty to our family farm. We are so glad to hear that you are enjoying your visits to us. In case you didn't know we are open 7 days...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

it's a big farm with lots of fresh products and animals. My son loved feeding the goats and picking tasty peaches and apples. I loved the sunflower maze!More

Thank Kasia Z
Kurt_A675, Owner at Alstede Farms, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello! Thanks for your recent visit and for your very kind review. You may be interested to know that we are open 7 days a week with all of our activities and pick your own crops available each day. Weekday visits to our beautiful farm...More

Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

However you drive there it will be through lovely scenery. This is a large facility selling their produced. There is a good animal area. Kids can feed the animals and you can bring your own food for them. Restrooms are few and though clean a...More

Thank RepUSA
Kurt_A675, Owner at Alstede Farms, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2017

Hello, Thanks for stopping into visit us and for your kind review. I am glad that you found our farm to be beautiful, our rest rooms clean, and our animals friendly. Our dedicated team works hard to make every guest experience on our farm enjoyable....More

Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

So, this is a nice place to pass time with the kids and grab an ice cream, which is exactly what we did. Locally this place is well known and draws a crowd, but it really doesn't differentiate from other places I have been with...More

Thank BillDzio
Kurt_A675, Owner at Alstede Farms, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2017

Hello, Thanks for your recent visit to our family owned farm. I am glad that your kids enjoyed our home made ice cream! Our farm offers over 377 acres of beautiful open space that is filled with fruits and vegetables available for Pick Your Own...More

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mrebi921
6 September 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
18 January 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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