Missing Goat Blueberry Farm – 07.25.11

Sunday, July 24th, 2011

The word pretty isn’t a word we used to associate with farming, until we started exploring the abundance of quaint farms in the Fraser Valley. In the case of Missing Goat Blueberry Farm there are several adjectives that come to mind: special, sweet, whimsical… and pretty.

The talent behind this certified organic blueberry farm in South Surrey is magazine Story Producer/Stylist Heather Cameron (below, with daughter Lily). Known for her gorgeous stylings, as seen in Style at Home, Country Living, Better Homes and Gardens and many other publications, it’s no surprise that everything about Missing Goat is appealing to the senses.

Photo credit: Janis Nicolay Photography

Photo credit: Janis Nicolay Photography

Missing Goat produces organic blueberries, garlic and other fruits used for their fabulous products. If you’ve never enjoyed a plump organic blueberry, you are in for quite a treat. Visitors to this sweet farm will visit The Shabby Shack store to find picked blueberries and garlic, slow-cooked Missing Goat jams and homemade blueberry pies. The charming garden shed-esque farm shop has Heather’s talents written all over it. It is simply adorable!

Photo credit: Janis Nicolay Photography

Doesn’t this pie look delicious? Missing Goat organic blueberry pies are freshly baked and available on Saturdays only. Please pre-order your pies by Thursday evening.

Photo credit: Janis Nicolay Photography

You may have already discovered Missing Goat jams at Roadhouse Bake Shoppe, Whole Foods, Urban Fare, Gourmet Warehouse and other retailers in the Fraser Valley and Metro Vancouver. These old-fashioned jams are to-die-for delicious. We have enjoyed the Organic Very Very Raspberry jam with high tea at Little White House in Fort Langley. A perfectly sweet and tart spread for scones and toast.

Our newest delight is the Organic Strawberry with Black Pepper. Heather suggested we try it with sharp cheddar cheese. We did so and, well, you just have to try it. Has anyone tried the Organic Blueberry Lavender or the Organic Rhubarb Rosemary jam? We bet they are delicious. It never surprises us how much better a product tastes when it is hand picked, hand stirred, hand packaged and infused with the love of a local producer.

Heather shares that farming was not an occupation she thought she would ever take up. But with a renewed focus on the farm that came with her family’s dream home, she is enjoying every moment and word of Missing Goat is spreading. We think Missing Goat seems to be a perfect combination of Heather’s talents!

Photo credit: Janis Nicolay Photography

Missing Goat Blueberry Farm is open Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 10AM – 4PM. They open mid-late July until the end of August/early September. Please visit their website each season for exact dates. The farm is now open for the 2011 season and is looking forward to ripe blueberries within the next week or so.

Heather is gifting one of our lucky readers with a 5 lb. box of fresh blueberries and a jar of Missing Goat jam (your choice). Please leave a note below to be entered to win. A winner will be chosen at random on August 3, 2011.

For an additional entry, please post the following on Twitter “I entered to win blueberries & jam from Missing Goat on @FVPulse http://ow.ly/5KBqu.


Update: We have learned that due to this summer’s crazy weather, the farm will be closed to the public this year after August 12, 2011. They have far too many orders to fill from the summer when the berries simply weren’t ready yet. Please put them on your list to visit next summer!

Missing Goat Blueberry Farm
17318 32nd Avenue, Surrey
Ring: 604.538.1443 

Contributor: Kristi Ferguson

Kristi Ferguson is the Founder & Editor of The Pulse. Her company, Double You, offers online communications consulting, project management and event planning. Kristi is a proud mama who loves to explore, shop, laugh & create. She is passionate about promoting all things local. Twitter: @pulseblogonline @MrsKFergie

72 Responses to “Missing Goat Blueberry Farm – 07.25.11”

  1. CaroleM says:

    I am so happy it is blueberry season. We consume so many and then freeze many more to hopefully last as long as they can! Nice review, might need to check it out one day! Thanks for the giveaway too.

  2. Tara says:

    My family LOVES blueberries! This is perfect!

  3. Vanessa says:

    I drive by this farm often, but have never tried their berries. I will definitely make a point of visiting this season!

  4. Rachael V says:

    I was wishing for fresh blueberries just yesterday – must be a sign!

  5. Heidi says:

    Have wanted to visit Missing Goat Blueberry Farm since reading about it on FVPulse the first time!

  6. Bimy says:

    mmmmm love blueberries but must say – on seeing that pie their info went in my phone and will be calling this thurs to order – have company coming this weekend so will be perfect:) Can hardly wait – and ps – great photos :)

  7. Lisa says:

    This is why I like getting these e-mails from FVP. I get to find out about great little places I would not have known about otherwise. My daughter lives on blueberries and I was going to take her out to her first farm this summer. Now I know where to go. Thanks!

  8. Lora Frost says:

    Blueberries are my all time favourite fruit EVER!! Add in local, no spray and the best name ever, well how awesome is that!

  9. Carolyn says:

    I have been looking forward to blueberry season! I can’t wait to visit Missing Goat.

  10. Kate says:

    LOVE blueberries! Will definitely visit this farm!

  11. Anna says:

    Our Family Loves Blueberries! home made blueberry muffins are awesome – my son, the picky eater actually likes them! When Frozen, you can take them out of the freezer and pop one in your mouth, it’s a tasty – like a frozen candy! YUM. I do have to say though that Raspberries are my personal Favorite!

  12. Marjolein says:

    I love the editorial and the amazing Farm!

  13. Wow that looks amazing! My boyfriend and I were just saying we wanted to get blueberries! :)

  14. Norma Gosling says:

    My Red Hat Ladies do Mystery Drives throughout the Valley – guess where we are going next. Wonderful ! Fresh berries, homemade jams and pies too – who could ask for a more perfect destination?

  15. Tina says:

    So cute!! Looking forward to checking it out.

  16. Nicole says:

    Looks like a great place! Would love to try some of their product!

  17. Dee says:

    LOVR< LOVE< BLUEBERRIES. Will certainly be looking for the "MISSING GOAT"

  18. Kate says:

    Love blueberries, eat them all year long just cant get enough.

  19. Amanda says:

    Can`t wait to try this place! Local and organic perfect!

  20. Sher says:

    Blueberries are my most favourite guilt-free treat!

  21. Perry says:

    Blueberries are one of the best berries for great health, and I am sure the organic berries the Missing Goat Farm are some of the best around. MMMmmmm

  22. Kelly says:

    What a wonderful looking place to visit and shop. Yummy blueberries…..

  23. Helen says:

    I am looking forward to trying the Blueberry Lavender Jam!… Oh and getting a pie!

  24. Tracey Ablitt says:

    I am definitely going to come visit this beautiful place!

  25. Irene says:

    My favourite time of the year. The berries will make me forget that we are supposed to have sun. will check you out soon.

  26. Caree Bray says:

    How adorable is that! Can’t wait to visit!

  27. Tarrina says:

    Beautiful store….. looking forward to a visit!

  28. Jared says:

    Love the location (drive by it all the time), Love the name (how unique), Love the blueberries! How cool is this place…. Gotta love local ‘eco-friendly’ talent! Jared – The Eco Floor Store

  29. paula says:

    Thanks to Kristi at Fraser Valley Pulse for guiding me to your beautiful farm full of goodness & goodies. I will be putting the Missing Goat Blueberry Farm on my “summer to do list” for sure.

  30. Ang says:

    I absolutely LOVE blueberries…or any berries for that matter. There’s just so much you can do with ‘em (assuming they’re not all eaten by the time you get around to cooking with them)!

  31. Ellen says:

    I’m looking forward to finding an organic farm growing delicious BLUEBERRIES and ORGANIC GARLIC!!! This sounds wonderful!!i’LL SEE YOU SOON

  32. saraah arsenault says:

    I drive past this sign every day when I drop my daughter off at daycare …I did just notice a freshly painted sign out front today and now look forward to stopping by on my way home from work next week. I heart blueberries!

  33. Caroline says:

    Mmmm fresh organic blueberries! I will be stopping by for some of that delicious looking pie! :)

  34. Bettina says:

    I love to support local businesses and would never have even noticed the farm even though I have driven past at least a hundred times or more. I look forward to stopping by for berries and I love the fact that they are organic! Thanks FV Pulse for promoting them!

  35. Sarah says:

    Yay! I’ve been waiting for the blueberries to be ready! This farm looks awesome! Definitely want to check it out!

  36. Annette says:

    Organic Strawberry with Black Pepper… mmmmmm… can’t wait to try it!

  37. Carmen Wiebe says:

    I have been itching to make blueberry pie!

  38. Elizabeth says:

    Missing Goat Farm is more than worth a visit! Your senses will be
    inspired and delighted!

  39. Fernande says:

    Blueberries and organic – two words that go so well together. These blue gems are just a treat every year i can’t wait the season – it does not matter how much i pick I always run out before the next season.

  40. We have family from Ontario visiting in August, and visiting the farm will make a wonderful excursion. Love blueberries!

  41. Cora says:

    Love blueberries! and jam! – this place sounds like a treat! Can’t wait to give it a try…

  42. sarah says:

    I drive past this sign every day when I drop my daughter off at daycare and have always been curious about it. I also noticed this morning they have a lovely freshly painted sign out front today and now look forward to stopping by on my way home from work next week. I heart blueberries!

  43. Gisele says:

    The rhubarb rosemary jam is so good, I bought her last few jars last year! Missing goat farm is fabulous!

  44. rica says:

    Love blueberries. Great in so many recipes. Great by themselves. Can’t wait to visit Missing Goat Farm

  45. Yvette S says:

    Love blueberries – have never heard of Missing Goat Farm – can’t wait to check it out.

  46. Suat Tan says:

    Would love to find out how Missing Goat Farm gets its name. One will not forget such a cute name!

  47. Jeanette says:

    we LOVE blueberries and put lots in the freezer to enjoy all year long. Looking forward to visiting Missing Goat Farm.

  48. Sara says:

    What a great looking farm! Planning to visit soon!

  49. lynda says:

    sounds like a perfect trip with the grandkids! Looking forward to checking it out soon.

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