Alstede Team & Family

meet the Alstede team

The Alstede Family

Kurt Alstede

My favorite thing about the farm is being able to permanently preserve over 400 acres of farmland in Morris County.

Kurt W. Alstede
Founder, Owner & General Manager
over 40 years experience

Rebekah Alstede

I love being on the farm because of the connection to both customers and co-workers

Rebekah Alstede
PYO Admissions
over 10 years of experience

Sarah Alstede

I love that we’re all one, big happy family and that new things occur regularly.

Sarah Alstede
PYO Admissions/Activities
over 7 years of experience

Karl Alstede

The thing I love most about working on the farm is that I am able to go and pick food for myself and guests.

Karl Alstede
Production
over 5 years of experience

Trish Cirelli

My favorite thing about working on the farm is being involved with real farming and learning something new every day.

Trish Cirelli
Assistant Retail Manager – Tailgates/Produce/Procurement        over 9 years of experience

The Alstede Farms Office Team

Scott Odorizzi

I enjoy working for a company that makes me feel like family and know what good we do for our community.

Scott Odorizzi
Assistant General Manager/Retail Operations Manager

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Kyle Holman
Brand Manager

Patricia Gershenfeld

I enjoy the people I come in contact with at the farm, both team members, and guests.

Patricia Gershenfeld
Office Manager

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To be given the opportunity to lead the design and creation of the entertainment and experiences on such a beautiful, family focused, farm in my hometown of Chester is certainly a dream come true.

Melinda Scotti
Hospitality Manager

Maxine Finney

I enjoy working on a farm that provides opportunities for families to slow down and share unforgettable moments together while learning about how their food is grown.

Maxine Finney
Marketing

Donna

I enjoy working in such a unique environment. There’s always something new to learn.

Donna Paino
Marketing

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Nicole Vales
Administrative Assistant

The Alstede Farms Production Team

Craig Steely

What I love most about working on the farm, aside from picking a fresh apple or strawberry from the plant; is working for something that’s bigger than I, that will be around long after I’m gone.

Craig Steely
Senior Production Manager

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John Ferrante
Farm Production Manager

Hector Ruiz

What I love most about working on the farm are our high tunnels which allow us to harvest early crops for our guests and our CSA members.

Hector Ruiz
Assistant Farm Production Manager

Marco Veliz

What I enjoy most about working on the farm is planting and producing foodstuffs for families to enjoy.

Marco Veliz
Grounds and Planting

Hipolito Velasquez

What I love most about working on the farm is the production relevant to the farm and taking care of the animals.

Hipolito Velasquez
Production

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What I enjoy most about working on the farm is that we feed families and practice stewardship for future families and heirs in mind.

Sam Walmer
Farm Steward

Alicedes Lopez

I love everything on the farm, especially the tractors and caring for the animals.

Alicedes Lopez
Production

The Alstede Farms Grounds & Maintenance Team

Ernesto Pamos

I enjoy teaching people about the farm while maintaining a clean and beautiful farm for your visit.

Ernesto Pamos
Grounds Supervisor

Lance Super

What I love most about working on the farm is being outside in a country atmosphere with the farm animals and my colleagues.

Lance Super
Farm Mechanic

Linda Baer

I enjoy working the seasons and conversing with all the various international guests & team members on the farm.

Linda Baer
Grounds and Plants

Ted Hill

I love working on a farm where there’s always something different every day.

Ted Hill
Farm Mechanic

Wayne Beckmann

I love providing a wonderful shopping experience for our guests.

Wayne Beckmann
Maintenance Supervisor

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Justin Alstede
Farm Mechanic

The Alstede Farms Retail Team

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Veliko Kalev
Assistant Retail Manager

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Stacy Wlodarick
Assistant Retail Manager

Gustavo Lagos

What I enjoy most about the farm is that the people treat me with respect and that I can earn a paycheck doing things that I love.

Gustavo Lagos
Distribution

Jennifer Borealo

I enjoy creating new ways to prepare our homegrown produce to inspire healthy eating. I love working with our young farmers in our fresh discoveries farm camp.

Jennifer Borealo
Culinary & Education Specialist

Maria Rios

The thing I love most about working on the farm is that I love to cook, tend and take care of my kitchen so I can feed guests delicious food.

Maria Rios
Baker

Sindy Lucero

Working on the farm is a pleasurable experience as I love to cook and create each and every flavor of ice cream that our customers purchase. I like to ensure that the customers are happy and want to come back to visit.

Sindy Lucero
Retail

Stefan

Stefan Henke
CSA/Special Events/Signs

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Johan Bjorken
Chef

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Stephan Reynolds
Ice Cream

Departed Family Members

Barbara Alstede

Barbara Alstede
1/26/66-2/11/21

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Hermann Alstede
5/4/40-4/13/20