Morningstar Farm (Little Qualicum Cheeseworks)

Take a free, self-guided tour through Morningstar Farm.



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“It never ceases to amaze me how many children have never tried different kinds of berries [or] yogurt, have never seen how rice is harvested, or [have] asked for seconds when we made fruit parfaits and zucchini crisps … The Children and I have had a great year food exploring.”

– Kindergarten Class Teacher, Harry Hooge Elementary in Maple Ridge

When visiting Morningstar Farm you can pick up a self-guided tour map at the gate and take a journey through the farm at your own pace, or book a guided tour when available.

Right from the start, at their own location, the Gourlay’s vision was to welcome the general public onto their farm for what they call “excellent tastes, products, and experiences.” With the extended family and a terrific team of staff, they gradually built on the various components and aspects of the business and today their farm is open 7-days-a-week and visitors can meet their herd of 50 mixed-breed dairy cows, watch the live stream of their robotic milker (DeLeval VMS) in action, and interact with the calves and a variety of “petting farm” animals like chickens, sheep, goats, pot-bellied pigs, horses, and ponies. The cheese plant has an outside deck for watching the cheesemaking in action and an adjoined farmgate store where guests can sample a wide range of artisan cheese and specialty fruit wines.

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Morningstar Farm (Little Qualicum Cheeseworks)
403 Lowry's Rd
Parksville BC Canada

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