Dr. Ruth Camp to speak on ‘Food and Climate Change’

Those living an agrarian lifestyle always keep an eye on the weather. Changes in weather patterns are a growing concern among those who raise food crops. Ruth Camp, PhD. will speak to LIFE on the potential impact on food production here in the U.S. and in other cultures. Consumer issues of accessibility to nutritional food, the rising cost of food, genetically modified foods, and the 2014 report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change will be among the topics discussed. [Read more…]

Around the Sound: Lakewood Motor Inn marks 50th anniversary

The property where the Best Western Motor Inn is located was originally part of the 200- acre parcel that local entrepreneur Norton Clapp purchased in 1936. The Inn, originally known as the Lakewood Motor Inn, is 50 years old this month, and, after taking time out to celebrate its milestone anniversary, it’s gearing up to welcome golf fans for the USGA in June. [Read more…]