Morningstar Farm is a working heritage dairy farm and home to Little Qualicum Cheeseworks and MooBerry Winery. There’s always something going on, and we are open year-round!

Some activities you can enjoy on your visit with us:

  • Take a self-guided tour
  • Stroll through the trails
  • Stay for a picnic
  • Wander through the barns and check out the animals – calves, pigs, goats, sheep, bunnies and the donkeys
  • Stop in at the Farmgate Store for samples of our cheese and wine products and browse the unique giftware selection
  • Chat with our wine maker and learn about our fruit wines
  • Watch the cheese makers in action



Join us at the 12th annual Jazz, Tea & Cheesecake at Morningstar Farm, home of Little Qualicum Cheeseworks in Parksville on Sunday July 16th at 1:30pm.

You’ll find acres of assisted parking and relaxed lounging space for you and your lawn chair in the grassy shade. Come and enjoy Judy’s delectable home grown cheesecake, Phil’s cool fruit wine samples, tea, coffee, and of course, great jazz!

Please note: student tickets  $10 at the door (under age 10 is free!)

Morningstar Stage welcomes from Victoria:

The CanUS Hot Jazz Sextet!

Toni Blodgett (leader/ piano /vocals)

Mike Broadley (trumpet)

Tom Ackerman  (clarinet/tenor sax)

Doug Rhodes (bari/soprano sax, vocals)

Joey Smith (bass)

Don Leppard (drums)

This band has toured extensively in Canada and the US, appearing at the Kennedy Centre for the Performing Arts in Washington, DC and in recent years, have played twice each month at Hermann’s Jazz Club in Victoria, always to a full house.

Opening the second half, we welcome from Vancouver:

Singer /composer Karin Plato

Karin will accompany herself on piano and on the “world’s most popular instrument.”  Her husband Gorm will sit in on guitar. Perhaps she’ll even treat us to her Juno nominated hit, “There’s Beauty in the Rain.” Not to worry, shelter will be provided (if necessary).


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    Nothing pairs better with cheese than wine! Mooberry winery, located right on Morningstar Farm, produces a wide range of delicious fruit wines using the freshest, finest fruits that British Columbia is famous for. Tastings are available daily in our farmgate store, open 10-5.

    Visit Mooberry Winery Website


    Local, Ethical, Sustainable cheese made right on our own farm with our own cows' milk.

    Visit Little Qualicum Cheeseworks Website
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