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
40 years experience

Barbara Alstede

The thing I enjoy most about working on the farm is meeting the various customers, people as well as the staff that I work with.

Barbara Alstede
Owner & Special Projects Manager
23 years of experience

Rebekah Alstede

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

Rebekah Alstede
PYO Admissions
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
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
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
Production
9 years of experience

Hermann Alstede

Hermann Alstede
Farm Maintenance Manager
Retired

The Alstede Farms 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
Retail
7 years of experience

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
Production
5 years of experience

Patricia Gershenfeld

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

Patricia Gershenfeld
Office Manager
2 years of experience

Hannes Nel

I love the people and instructing them about the farm, enlightening them how the produce find’s it’s way to them.

Johannes Nel
Production
5 years of experience

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
Production
14 years of experience

Maggie Callahan

I enjoy working in various departments, each workday is unique with its own challenges and opportunities daily. I’m always learning something new.

Maggie Callahan
CSA/Special Events/Mktg
6 years of experience

Matthew Kuipers

I enjoy delivering CSA shares and firewood. I love all of our customers especially the CSA folks as well as working here on the farm.

Matthew Kuipers
Retail
3 years of experience

Adrian Daly

I like to make people smile. It’s nice to see someone discover something new and healthy to eat. I enjoy the walk to work the natural surroundings greeting the cows and donkeys each morning. I feel such gratitude when hearing and watching the bees pollinate all the blossoms on the farm.

Adrian Daly
Shift Supervisor
5 years of experience

Ernesto Pamos

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

Ernesto Pamos
Buildings & Grounds
13 years of experience

Sam Walmer

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
10 years of experience

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
13 years of experience

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
10 years of experience

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
Chef
12 years of experience

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
9 years of experience

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
11 years of experience

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
Brand Manager
1 year of experience

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
16 years of experience

Alicedes Lopez

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

Alicedes Lopez
Production
12 years of experience

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
Maintenance & Repair
1 year of experience

Ted Hill

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

Ted Hill
Shop
8 years of experience

Wayne Beckmann

I love providing a wonderful shopping experience for our guests.

Wayne Beckmann
Building and Grounds
2 years of experience