GOODHUE -- A workshop titled “From Entomology to Economics: Building Soil Health with Jonathan Lundgren" will be offered by the Land Stewardship Project 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, March 6, at Lion’s Community Center, 105 Broadway St.. The day will feature presentations by Lundgren and a panel featuring southeastern Minnesota farmers Jordan and Rachelle Meyer, Aaron Gillespie and Connor McCormick/

The cost is $15 per person ($10 for an additional farm partner, and $30 per family), which includes a noon meal. For more information or to register by March 3, contact LSP’s Alex Romano at 507-523-3366 or

This workshop will also be offered at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Caledonia, Minn., 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 5,

Lundgren is an agroecologist, entomologist and beekeeper. He received his PhD in entomology from the University of Illinois in 2004 and was a top scientist with the USDA Agricultural Research Service for 11 years. Lundgren’s research and education programs focus on assessing the ecological risk of pest management strategies and developing long-term solutions for regenerative food systems. Together with his family and laboratory team, he began Blue Dasher Farm in 2016 in South Dakota. The farm raises livestock, crops and bees.

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