A very special fund raiser is being held September 8, for the benefit of Mi Casa After School Program.

The "Second Saturday" Farm-to-Fork Dinner has chosen this group to reap the benefits of their upcoming dinner to be hld at 738 Justeson Avenue starting with an Optional Brief Farm Tour with complimentary champagne/Prosecco (wear sensible shoes) followed by dinner served at 7 p.m.

The menu will consist of salad of Heirloom Tomato Cutlet with mixed organic greens, candied red walnuts and white basalmic/Dijon dressing, Chicken Barbella, organic chicken thighs marinated for 24 hours in sea salt brine of wine, juniper berries and herbs, roasted with red wine and organic brown sugar, organic dried fruits, kalamata black and green olives, capers and more along with Savory Summer Squash Tart and a Wild Rice Medley.

Dessert will be Triple Lemon and Lavender Cake with lemon glaze with citrus and herb waters ($6 corkage fee for your own wines at dinner.)

Tickets are $25 for this first "soft opening" event (Plus servers tip appreciated for $30 total.)

Call/text 530-218-6896 or email reservation requests to e.burketrent@yahoo.com. Mail checks to Dragon's Lea Farm, 738 Justeson Ave., Gridley, CA 95948.

See www.localharvest.com/dragonsleafarm for more information.