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Cleaning up fence wire

Cleaning up fence wire

Yesterday several of our Volunteers along with Farina Station owner Kevin spent some time cleanup up old fence wire and touring the station. The fence wire was left when the old Mulga fence posts were removed to be used to fuel the most remote underground oven in...
Trip to the bakery

Trip to the bakery

How far did you travel to get sum delicious food from the most remote underground bakery in Australia? Well Danielle and her partner travelled all the way from Coober Pedy via William Creek and Maree, a round trip of around 860km. She’s pictured here in the...
Ghost Town Cricket Premiere

Ghost Town Cricket Premiere

“Ghost Town Cricket” – The Outback Premiere Join us at the Pattersons house after the cricket match for an exclusive screening of Ghost Town Cricket. Shot over the last 2 years, this short documentary is a heartfelt celebration of Farina –...
Baked Fresh Today

Baked Fresh Today

Kerry, our head baker, was hard at work with another seven volunteers from 4am morning, baking our tasty Heavy Fruit Loaf in the most remote Underground Oven in Australia. Our fruit loaf contains in excess of 500g of fruit from sourced from the Mildura Fruit Company....
Farina Annual Cricket Match

Farina Annual Cricket Match

The annual cricket match featuring a team from Farina v’s a team from “the rest of the world” will be held on Saturday 15th June 2024. The Bakery will be in full swing so you can grab some tasty treats, bring along a folding chair and cheer on the...
First Bread of 2024

First Bread of 2024

The Farina Restoration Group head baker Kerry Storer has been hard at work with his team of fellow volunteers getting ready to open the most remote underground bakery in Australia. Here’s a photo of the first bread baked for the 2024 season. We open tomorrow...
We’re opening very soon

We’re opening very soon

The most remote underground bakery will be open for the season from Saturday May 25th. Drop in and savour our delicious Pies, Bread and sweet treats and wash it down with a coffee from our espresso machine. Then take some time to look around this wonderful little...
Farina Anzac Service 2024

Farina Anzac Service 2024

Farina at War Memorial (in campground) 6.00 am Gunfire Breakfast Guest Speaker Graeme Gregson, Vietnam Veteran to follow ANZAC Service , Ecumenical Church Service with Rev Sandra Bryson at 11.00 am Please Note: Bakery will not be open until May...
Anzac Day dawn service 2024

Anzac Day dawn service 2024

The Farina Restoration Group will be holding the triennial Anzac Day Service on-site at the memorial at Farina on the 25th April 2024. A Gunfire Breakfast will be available after the service for a small charge.
Full steam ahead at the Farina Bakery

Full steam ahead at the Farina Bakery

The Farina Bakery is busy now and has plenty of fresh bread and other goodies. See the photos of a new batch of bread out of the oven accompanied by our head baker Kerry and his assistants. Kerry and the team made a tray of Vanilla Slice and auctioned off the whole...

Farina on Hello SA

The team from Channel Nine’s Hello SA program recently visited Farina and it will be going to air this Sunday 2nd July at 5-30pm. Tune in to Channel Nine and see what’s happening at Farina.
Austin 7 Club visits Farina

Austin 7 Club visits Farina

The Austin 7 Club are no strangers to Farina and visited again this year on their way through to Marree. They ordered a loaf of bread from Kerry our head baker, and rather than just bake a regular 4lb loaf, Kerry and his assistant made a special loaf for the club and...
How far for the best Finger Bun?

How far for the best Finger Bun?

Activity is hectic at the Farina Cafe and Underground Bakery (the most remote Underground Oven in Australia) and our head baker Kerry was visited last week by a lady from Sydney who said she read an article in the Sydney Morning Herald which had claims of the Farina...
Farina NSU Diesel Arrives

Farina NSU Diesel Arrives

Another milestone is reached. 3 years in the making, 3 days of transport and craneage and we are finally here. Our Birmingham Railway Carriage & Wagon Co Ltd (nicknamed the Crompton’s),Unit 62 is finally on site in the Farina Creek Railway precinct at Farina. Many...
Farina NSU Relocation

Farina NSU Relocation

FARINA CREEK RAILWAY LOCOMOTIVE UPDATE. We’re almost there. The BIG day is coming. Our FRG team of Bill, John, David and Adrian are busy in Peterborough “Steam Town” getting our NSU 62, locomotive ready for transport on Tues/Wed of this coming week. One of 14 to be...
Upcoming Events June 2023

Upcoming Events June 2023

We’re excited to announce the date of the annual “Farina v’s the rest of Australia” Cricket match which will be held at the Farina Cricket Group (FCG) on Saturday 17th June 2023. The annual commemoration service for John Napier Bell will also...
Photographic collection from Alice Martin

Photographic collection from Alice Martin

We are pleased to announce that we’ve been provided with access to a fantastic collection of photographs of Farina and surrounds taken by past resident and avid photographer Alice Lottie Martin. See the collection by clicking here. You can also view details of...
Farina Needs You

Farina Needs You

Farina is open for business in 2023 From Sat 27 May to Sun 23 July. We will be Baking in the underground oven and conducting our Work Program. We especially need stonemasons, qualified or not, to restore the old stone buildings. Visit www.farinarestoration.com for...
A Tour of the Underground Oven

A Tour of the Underground Oven

Have you been to Farina to see the famous Underground Oven? If you haven’t then here’s a little taste of what you will see, so come along and have a look next time you’re passing Farina. As we reported in an earlier post, the Underground Oven had its...