Farmers Conference Expected to Draw 3,000

9/4/12 – The Second National-International Urban and Small Farm Conference is expected to draw about three thousand people to West Allis this coming weekend.  Starting Friday and running through Sunday, the event will be held at Wisconsin State Fair Park.  Farming experts from all over the country will host more than a dozen workshops and conferences.  The first conference like this one was held two years ago.  Both have been sponsored by the nonprofit group Growing Power which promotes sustainable farming methods.