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Get ready to enjoy a delicious day on the farm with these fun food events offered. Food is the universal way to bring people together and we hope you enjoy gathering with us on the farm at our fun food featured events.  

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Popcorn Day

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We're celebrating National Popcorn Day! Stop over at the Tomasello wine tasting counter and sample some of our freshly popped homegrown popcorn with a purchase of Tomasello tasting.  This event runs from 12 pm - 4 pm each day.


Wine and Fudge Weekend

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Come to our Wine & Fudge Weekend hosted by Tomasello Wines inside our farm store. This event will be held from 12 pm - 4 pm on Feb 8th and 9th. Enjoy Tomasello fine wines paired with Alstede fresh homemade fudge!

Choose from:

A Tomasello wine glass to keep, 5 perfectly pre-selected wines to taste, and 3 Alstede fresh fudge samples for $5
or
A Riedel crystal wine glass to keep, 8 perfectly pre-selected wines to taste, and 6 Alstede fresh fudge samples for $15

 


Valentine Unique Boutique Style Tasting Event

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Join us for a Unique Boutique Style Tasting event with your special someone on Valentine's Day. Our culinary and education specialist, Jenn Borealo, has created an unforgettable evening featuring a delicious 4 course menu including fondue appetizer, salad demonstration, main course and a dessert. $40 pp.

If tickets are sold out, we can try to accommodate you. Please email us: info@alstedefarms.com

Guests can also add a wine tasting to their evening courtesy of Tomasello Winery. Tasting purchases will be offered at the wine counter the night of the event for $15.99 plus tax per person. The tasting includes a crystal Reidel wine glass to take home and 8 complimentary 1 oz wine pours specially paired to match the tasting courses.

 


Fresh Tastes from the Market

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Join us for "Fresh Tastes from the Market"  where we will prepare foods from our farm store featuring various product lines and winter produce in season to help inspire your meal planning. This class will be offered in our farm store greenhouse where we will see the starter plants for the coming season and be featured as an inspirational backdrop. Samples include Griggstown Farms Pot Pies, a new product - our homemade soups, our homemade quiches, a healthy smoothie and so much more.

Reservations are required. Space is limited to 12 attendees. If you would like to attend and tickets are no longer available, please call (908)879-7189 or email: info@alstedefarms.com

($5.99 per person for Fresh Discovery Club and CSA members)

Class takes place on Wednesday, Feb 19th, 2020 from 11:30 am - 1 pm.

 

 


Spring into Health

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Spring into Health with us on the farm. The winter is coming to an end and our greenhouses are in full production planning for a bountiful season. In this class, we will inspire you to get ready to add fresh vegetables and greens from the field into your daily meal plan. Enjoy a cooking demonstration, tastings and a spring planting project provided by our culinary and educational specialist, Jenn Borealo.

Reservations are required. Space is limited to 12 attendees. If you would like to attend and tickets are no longer available, please call (908)879-7189 or email: info@alstedefarms.com

($5.99 per person for Fresh Discovery Club and CSA members)


Easter and Springtime Family Festival

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Saturday & Sunday March 28th & 29th - Open 10 am - 4 pm

Enjoy lots of family fun activities including:

Scenic hay wagon rides around the farm
Admission to Moon Bounce, Pony rides, Wagon train rides, Corn kingdom
Easter Egg Hunt (available continuously) (includes 5 eggs per child)
Visit with our adorable baby farm animals
Visit with the Easter Bunny (bring your camera), and see our Antique Farm Museum
Enjoy a cozy campfire to keep you warm and to roast your marshmallows (each child gets 4 marshmallows)
Journey through the Jelly Bean and the Unbreakable Egg story
Complimentary hot and cold cider made right here at Alstede Farms!

There's lots to see and do - come and enjoy a fun day on the farm!

Did you know we have a Brunch with the Easter Bunny event? Learn more...

please note: height and weight restrictions must be observed in order to participate in moon bounce, pony rides and wagon train.