Allan Reetz is the director of public and government affairs for the Hanover Co-op Food Stores and Auto Service Centers of New Hampshire and Vermont. The Hanover Co-op is the nation’s second-largest food cooperative with 2019 sales of $77 million. Since 1995, Allan has done marketing, communications and advocacy work for this 84-year-old cooperative. For 20 years, he handled all broadcast marketing for the Hanover Co-op, highlighted by a long-running radio series of farmer interviews telling the story of regional agriculture and local farm families. In his current role, Reetz advocates on issues such as affordable workforce housing, local food sourcing and authenticity, wage fairness, public transportation, and food security.