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Pick Your Own Policies and Rules

Pick Your Own is open daily 9 am – 6 pm(last admission at 5 pm)

Stay comfortable and Safe:

  • We recommend that you wear appropriate footwear to our farm that ensures closed toe and no elongated heels.
  • Be sure to drink plenty of fluids while you are picking in the fields. Drinks are available in the farm market, hen house, and admission sheds
  • Wear sunscreen and/or a hat for sun protection if needed.
  • Please do not run between the rows of apple trees. They are grown on a trellis system and the wires may not be easily visible.
  • Please be aware and keep well away from tractors and farm machinery while in use.
    We are a working farm and our machines are active continuously throughout the day.
  • ALL bags, containers, baby strollers, etc. are subject to search.
  • Pull Carts are available for your use free of charge on a first come-first served basis. Please return them to the wagon corral after you are finished. For your safety, please do not stand or ride on the wagons.

Please Respect Our Farm and Others:

  • You may walk to the Pick Your Own fields or use the hay wagon shuttles. There will be no unauthorized vehicles permitted in the fields.
  • Please do not throw anything, climb on any gates, trees etc., step on crops, and do not enter the animal pastures. To make sure this is a fun and educational experience for all, we ask that you monitor your children.
  • Please dispose of all trash in the garbage receptacles and place bottles and cans in the recycling containers
  • Please be kind and courteous to your fellow visitors and members of our team. Please listen to the members of our staff and know that they are working very hard to make sure your time at the farm is a memorable one.
  • Alstede Farms reserves the right to remove guests from our fields at any time.
  • Guests with pets – please follow our pet policy guidelines

Please know that your Pick Your Own admission goes directly towards paying our great staff and keeping our family farm permanently preserved, productive, beautiful, clean, and open to the public to enjoy. 


Farmer Kurt

Our Handicapped Accessible Haywagon Ride!

Handicapped Haywagon

Running every weekend and holidays through the end of October we will be providing a Handicapped Accessible Haywagon Ride! This special Haywagon can accommodate two wheelchairs and will have additional seating for family and friends. It will follow the same scenic route around our farm and access to all of the same Pick Your Own activities as our regularly scheduled wagons. Should our customers be interested in using the Handicapped Accessible Haywagon during the week, we will require 48 hours advance notice. Give us a call to reserve during the week or if you need additional information 908-789-7189.


Please See Our Friendly Pet Policy

Please Note: ALL TICKET SALES ARE FINAL.    NO REFUNDS OR EXCHANGES.  THERE ARE NO REFUNDS DUE TO WEATHER.  All activities subject to change without notice due to weather conditions.

This farm is a smoke free environment.  There is no smoking in the fields, orchards, market, or tented areas.


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Address: 1 Alstede Farms Lane
Chester, NJ 07930

Call us: 908-879-7189

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