Lily Pad fundraiser brings 'Farm to Fork'

People gather at Merry Acres in support of the Lily Pad Sane Center. / Jessica Fairley

Locals brought the farm to the fork here in Albany to support the Lily Pad Sane Center.

A 'Farm to Fork' fundraiser was held Merry Acres on Dawson Road.

Those who attended had to chance to sample foods and wine made from local growers, all while providing funds to help children. Each ticket to attend the event cost $75.

The gathering showcased live music, art exhibits, and a silent auction for people to bid on items.

Organizers of the event say their goal was to raise $15,000 to support the Lily Pad Sane Center.