Speaker Bio

Allan Reetz

Director of Public and Government Affairs at Hanover Co-op Food Stores

Natural Climate Solutions and Climate Action

Allan Reetz is the Director of Public and Government Affairs at the Hanover Co-op Food Stores, the nation’s second largest consumer food cooperative. The Hanover Co-op’s four stores serve 24,000 members in the Upper Valley region of New Hampshire and Vermont. Allan’s work includes local and national advocacy for sustainable small-scale agriculture, affordable workforce housing, and equitable community transportation. His ongoing agriculture work includes board and committee work with New Hampshire Food Alliance (Leadership Team and ARPA Funding Task Force), Vermont First (advisory board member to Sodexo’s local purchasing program), National Organic Coalition (advisory board), Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund Meat Processing Task Force (member), VT’s Farm-to-Plate Food Security Strategy Action Plan (Process team member), and other food sector collaborations.

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