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It's Peach Season in NJ

By SUSAN BLOOM

July 13, 2013 at 8:26 AM

At the 600-acre Alstede Farms in Chester, it is eveident that local patrons and visitors to the town of Chester want locally grown, fresh-harvested, tree-ripened peaches. They’re one of our 10 biggest crops and people love them,” , says Kurt Alstede, Owner or Alstede Farms. “It’s all about local and pick-your-own, which is a fun and wholesome family activity.”

Wether it's the ever popular yellow clingstone, freestone, white peach or nectarine, Alstede's also has the newer style flat, doughnut shaped peach, called the Peento.

“Here at Alstede Farms, hundreds of thousands of people are eating our peaches. It’s rewarding to know that we’ve made an indelible mark on the nutrition going into New Jersey families,” he said.

So take a ride into the country, or a short trip from your back yard and visit Alstede Farms in Chester, NJ.  

You will leave with a smile on your face and an afternoon of tasty, locally grown produce in your belly!