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THE LAST BRICK

THE LAST BRICK

IN MEMORIAL JIM WELLS – THE LAST BRICK The Farina underground historical oven has just been rebuilt for this season. Many thanks to Dennis Benson, Doug & Martin MacLennan, Rob Power, Bill Brock, Leon Bailey and Row & Jess for their work on the oven. Also...
Farina 2022 Opening Soon

Farina 2022 Opening Soon

FARINA AUSTRALIA’S MOST REMOTE POP UP “UNDERGROUND BAKERY IS OPENING SOON Our famous FARINA “Underground Bakery” will be open on Saturday 28th May 2022. This is the most remote pop up bakery in Australia, and only operates 8 weeks of the year. The Wood Fired...
Rain falls on Farina

Rain falls on Farina

In a dry landscape like Farina, rain is always a welcome sight, although sometimes it seems to fall all at once. Here are some photos taken by Anne Dawes after the rain.
Volunteer Registration 2022 now Open

Volunteer Registration 2022 now Open

Registrations for the Farina Restoration Group volunteer works programme 2022 are now open. It is mandatory to register for the volunteer program (you can’t just show up on-site). The information sheet tells you everything you’ll need to know about the...
Farina 2021 Work Program Complete

Farina 2021 Work Program Complete

What a great season we have had, and to see so many visitors enjoying what Farina has to offer. Wonderful mornings sitting in the sun whilst enjoying a coffee or breakfast goodies from the bakery. The Bakery is now closed for this year, but the “Historical Inland...
Farina 2021 Anzac Service

Farina 2021 Anzac Service

Farina 2021 Anzac Service As many of you are already aware, this Sunday the Farina Restoration Group are holding an Anzac Day service at the Memorial at Farina. An Order of Service is available to download (and print if you wish) by clicing on the button below. Click...
Farina on the Radio

Farina on the Radio

Farina volunteer and committee member Steve Harding was interviewed about Farina on Radio Adelaide and the program was broadcast on the 28th December 2020. To listen to the program click here. (Note the interview with Steve starts about half way through the programme)...
Farina flicks the switch

Farina flicks the switch

Farina town has now completed the Solar system Installation, and we can now flick a switch to obtain power from the sun, any time of the day or night. With special thanks to FRRR who funded the cost of the equipment and our friends at My Energy Solar, Wayne Granger,...
How old are your Tyres?

How old are your Tyres?

TYRE TALK. Don’t learn from experience as I did. On my last return trip from Farina (Solar Install), I had two tyres “blow out” or delaminate on the caravan, all on the same journey home. This is a dangerous situation to be in. You have absolutely no prior warning,...

Newsletter 83 – 2021 Work Program

2021 Farina Restoration Group Work Program Welcome to the 2021 Farina Work Program. Click here to download the 2021 Volunteer Information document which sets out the registration requirements for the program and provides a link to the online registration page....
Volunteer Registration 2022 now Open

Volunteer Registration 2021 Open

Registrations for the Farina Restoration Group volunteer works programme 2021 are now open. It is mandatory to register for the volunteer program (you can’t just show up on-site). The information sheet tells you everything you’ll need to know about the...
Programme 2021 coming soon…

Programme 2021 coming soon…

The Farina Restoration Group committee is putting the finishing touches on the dates and programme for 2021 and expect to open registrations in early November. A newsletter will be emailed to all people on our newsletter email list and contain information on how to...
Searchable Farina Land Titles

Searchable Farina Land Titles

Last year our History Team obtained all the known Land Title documents for the Farina Township and Farina Suburban area, and created a database showing the Lots, Owners and Dates. At the time we were only able to publish some pdf printouts of this data, but...
Rain arrives at Farina

Rain arrives at Farina

Our correspondent on site, Anne Dawes (Kevin and Anne run Farina Station) has excitedly reported that it has rained at Farina. Anne reports “We have had 55mm of rain at the house 3 weeks ago and a further 21mm a week ago. Where it has fallen the country is...
Farina goes Solar

Farina goes Solar

In November the Farina Restoration Group is having a solar and battery system installed to provide power to the Cafe, Bakery, Information Centre and Workshops all year round. It will be connected to the existing generator and only start the generator when needed,...