140 STEVENS STREET, WEST CAPE MAY NJ 08204 | (609) 459-0121
WEST CAPE MAY NJ 08204
Discover the beautiful open spaces of Beach Plum Farm, our 62-acre working farm tucked away in West Cape May. Rooted in sustainable practices and a sense of community, Beach Plum Farm is proud to champion the timeless farming heritage of the Garden State.
BEACH PLUM FARM EGG SHARE
Our Egg Share is back! Sign up for a carton of our free-range eggs every week—guaranteed.
Four Tiers Available:
June 1 – August 31, 2023
April 1 – September 31, 2023
April 1 – December 31, 2023
April 1, 2023 – March 31, 2024
Limited Availability — Reserve by May 31, 2023
ABOUT THE FARM
Beach Plum Farm is located less than two miles from Cape May’s historic downtown. Established in 2008 by owners Curtis Bashaw and Will Riccio, this working farm is open to the public and welcomes visitors from near and far.
Since 2008, Beach Plum Farm has grown to produce over 100 kinds of fruits and vegetables as well as chickens, eggs and Berkshire Hogs. The Farm provides produce and meats to local Cape May restaurants including The Ebbitt Room, the Blue Pig Tavern, the Rusty Nail, the Boiler Room, Louisa’s Café and more.
BEACH PLUM FARM
GUIDED FARM TOURS
Join our farmer for an in-depth hour long walking tour of Beach Plum Farm. We will start in the kitchen garden and wrap our way through the history of our farm and of our land. We will also visit the animals and talk about our agricultural practices. Age 12 and under are free.
Beach Plum Farm is proud to use regenerative agricultural practices. Regenerative agriculture is a conservation and rehabilitation approach to food and farming systems. It focuses on topsoil regeneration, increasing biodiversity, improving the water cycle, enhancing ecosystem services, supporting biosequestration,increasing resilience to climate change, and strengthening the health and vitality of farm soil.
Please note that our Farm Dinners are best enjoyed by those age 21 and up.
All dinners are BYOB.
Please review our list of Frequently Asked Questions to learn more about these special events on our farm.
LATE WINTER DINNERS
FRIDAYS & SATURDAYS THROUGH MID-MARCH
Thaw the cold with a wintertime farm-to-table dinner experience unlike any other. Set in the glow of our candle-lit barns or hoop house, our intimate Late Winter Dinners are a chance to reconnect—with nature, with good food, and with each other.
SPRING HARVEST DINNER
FRIDAYS & SATURDAYS, MID-MARCH THROUGH MAY
Celebrate Beach Plum Farm’s bloom at our Spring Harvest Dinners, where the fresh flavors from our fields and greenhouses are on full display. Bright and spontaneous, these beautiful dinners welcome the warmth and color of our Farm’s spring season.
MOTHER'S DAY DINNER
SUNDAY, MAY 14, 2023
Surprise the special women in your life with a beautiful evening at Beach Plum Farm, filled with fresh food and fine company. Our Mother’s Day Dinners are as picturesque as they are authentic—and make for an original and unforgettable gift!
SUMMER HARVEST DINNERS
THURSDAYS, FRIDAYS & SATURDAYS, JUNE THROUGH SEPTEMBER
Sweet notes of lavender and honeysuckle mix with the smoke of the evening’s bonfire. Take your seat under the soft glow of the string lights, and experience the unparalleled atmosphere of our Summer Harvest Dinners.
FALL HARVEST DINNERS
FRIDAYS & SATURDAYS, OCTOBER THROUGH MID-NOVEMBER
Fall brings a joyous medley to our farm. Corn, squash and pumpkins dot the décor, setting the atmosphere for an evening featuring the freshest of autumn’s bounty.
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 23, 2023
Give thanks with us this year at Beach Plum Farm. Using organically-raised meats and sustainably-grown produce, we’ll prepare an impeccable Thanksgiving Dinner for you and your loved ones, featuring the classic homestyle dishes with a few twists thrown in.
HOLIDAY DINNER SERIES
FRIDAYS & SATURDAYS, LATE NOVEMBER THROUGH DECEMBER
Celebrate the most wonderful time of the year in the warm glow of Beach Plum Farm’s rustic, yet elegant hoop house. This multi-course meal, served family style, highlights our pasture-raised turkeys, heritage pork, winter vegetables and fresh herbs. Holiday Farm-to-Table Dinners begin with a hayride tour of the farm fields, followed by a candle lit stroll through the Woodland Trail for fellowship and cocktail hour.
NEW YEAR'S EVE DINNER
SUNDAY, DECEMBER 31, 2023
Ring in the New Year with a joyous evening of celebration at Beach Plum Farm. Chef’s multi-course, farm-to-table menu featuring heritage pork and hand harvested produce and herbs will delight all of the senses. Gather with friends and family, or spend the evening with the one you love, and celebrate the passing of another year under the twinkling lights of the hoop house.
Bring farm-to-table flavor home with you. Shop our selection of fresh fruits, vegetables, eggs and meats sourced directly from our fields.
We’re proud to stock a range of products from local makers such as jams, honeys, mixers, spreads, pastas, wines, and more.
HOUSEWARES & GIFTS
Browse two floors of unique goods, toys, books, branded merchandise and more, all carefully curated to match the lifestyle of our Farm.
THE FARM KITCHEN
Nestled in the main Amish barn, our Farm Kitchen features an ever-changing menu based on what’s fresh in the fields that morning. Enjoy homespun breakfast and lunch selections at a picnic table surrounded by greenery and sun.
The Farm Kitchen is first come, first serve. We do not accept reservations for breakfast or lunch.
MEETINGS & RETREATS
AT BEACH PLUM FARM
Beach Plum Farm provides a unique and flexible meeting environment, perfect for executive and senior-level teams looking to reconnect and strengthen relationships. Natural outdoor space combines with comfortable and customizable cottage accommodations to create a charming, relaxed and memorable setting.
THE FARM COTTAGES
Plan your getaway at Beach Plum Farm, where alarm clocks are the sounds of the rooster crowing and every night the stars put on a show. Choose from six historic cottages and barns situated right on the farm. With space to sleep anywhere from six to eight guests, these homes are perfect for a family vacation, reunions or getaways with friends.
JOIN OUR TEAM!
beach plum farm careers
Beach Plum Farm is searching for motivated individuals to join its growing team in West Cape May, New Jersey. The only requirement is a passion for sustainable farming—we’ll provide all the training needed!
Range of Positions Available
Competitive Pay & Benefits
Career Growth Opportunities