CSA Membership

the freshly inspired CSA—your weekly box of freshness!

You’ll find the freshest produce of the season in every freshly inspired box. Each week, our team picks only the best fruits and vegetables and carefully packs them for you.

Sometimes you’ll discover an added surprise─like plants to start your own herb garden and recipes with new tastes and techniques.

Don’t miss your chance to join this year’s freshly inspired CSA. It’s the best way to truly savor the season.

Inspired savings – Use our smart payment plans and early-enrollment discounts when offered to save.

Freshly Inspired CSA

Enroll Now For Your Weekly Share of Fresh Produce!

You Can Still Enroll in our CSA:

Our Farmer’s Harvest: April 28th 2020 – November 24th 2020. This is our longest membership – 31 weeks from start to end. You can join anytime – prices will be pro-rated based on when you join.
Our Heart of the Harvest: June 9th 2020 – October 22nd 2020.  This is a shorter-term membership – 20 weeks. ENROLLMENT FOR THIS OPTION HAS ENDED.
Our Jersey Harvest Essentials:  August 4th – October 8th. This is our latest membership option – 10 weeks. ENROLLMENT FOR THIS OPTION HAS ENDED.
Holiday Harvest 2020: Dec. 1st 2020 – Dec. 22nd 2020. This is our shortest membership – 4 weeks.

Want to see what our typical CSA weeks look like? Visit our archives page to see what we offer.

Why Choose Our CSA?

  • Seasonal, homegrown, sustainable and certified organic items – Over 250 different varieties of non-GMO fruits and vegetables are grown utilizing water and soil conservation methods, and integrated pest management. A portion of our farm is certified as an organic grower by USDA guidelines and those crops are proudly listed as certified organic. We indicate the growing method for each of our crops on our weekly content list for your reference.
  • Experience more fresh fruit – Your freshly inspired vegetables will never be lonely with our accompanying fruit grown on our farm including berries and many varieties of tree fruit, freshly picked just for you!
  • First access to specialty crops – You will enjoy some crops that aren’t available to the public, including limited-quantity organic items.
  • Flexible season options –You can choose to participate in our expansive 31-week season or new select 20-week Heart of the Harvest season.
  • Direct access to our culinary expert and home economist – Your membership lets you spend time with our on-site expert Jennifer Borealo, who’s ready to give you fresh ideas and advice and help you live freshly inspired.
  • How-to wisdom in each box – Learn about what’s in the box, along with nutrition and dietary information, recipe ideas, and tips for care and storage all packaged in one easy printed or electronic newsletter.
  • Seasonal surprises –You have access to a variety of seasonal, locally grown products—such as cranberries in the fall, plump holiday turkeys, Christmas trees, and bonus treats including fresh-pressed apple cider from our own orchard and cider mill!
  • Special farm events and discounts – Members have exclusive access to fun family events including our exclusive CSA members only breakfast along with 50% off pancake breakfast admission for your immediate family throughout our picking season. Also enjoy 10% off farm store purchases (excluding propane, gift cards, dairy, and other exclusions may apply).
  • Free family admissions so you can “pick your own” – Come back again and again to our fields and orchards, all year!
  • Option to pack your own box – Some like their boxes packed for them, both for convenience and for the surprise of receiving new, fresh ideas. Others find ultimate satisfaction in taking the time to pack their own boxes.
  • Free or discounted annual fun passes – Discover the days of family fun that will bring you back again and again to Alstede Farms with our annual fun pass.

Sign Up to be Freshly Inspired

Your freshly inspired box lets you revel in new discoveries each week. You’ll enjoy freshly picked produce staples as well as a constantly changing adventure of newly ripened crops—in a delightful variety that unfolds throughout the year.

full share

  • Average 25-30 lbs. a week
  • For a family or for a couple that truly enjoys vegetables
  • Free annual fun passes for every person in the immediate family
  • Free access to pick your own fields for immediate family and unlimited hayrides every day during our pick your own season

half share

  • Average 12-15 lbs. a week
  • Ideal for smaller households
  • One free annual fun pass designated to one person
  • Half-price annual fun passes
  • Free access to pick your own fields and unlimited hayrides every day during our pick your own season

personal share

  • 5-8 items per week
  • For a single person or a couple on the go
  • Free pick your own admission for you and your family
  • Half-price annual fun passes
  • Free access to pick your own fields and unlimited hayrides every day during our pick your own season

pickup times and locations

farm to table

tips to keep it fresh

csa information