Kent Climate Smart

Build a Climate Smart Community

Second Chance Foods, Inc. is a 501c3 nonprofit organization dedicated to rescuing unsold, un-served, and aesthetically imperfect food and distributing it in an effort to reduce food waste and food insecurity. The organization was founded by Kent resident Martha Lynch Elder. Learn more at

Actions for building our Climate Smart community:

  1. Climate Smart Resolution passed by the Kent Town Board in October 2019
  2. CSC Coordinator: Town Board Member Anne Campbell [email protected]
  3. Participate in national or regional climate smart program – The Town is working towards designation as a NYSERDA Clean Energy Community. Some of the actions required for this program are closely related to actions taken for CSC.
  4. Partnerships with Other Entities: Kent Climate Smart is collaborating with Sustainable Putnam on initiatives such as a community solar campaign and community composting of food waste
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