Sustainable Food Trade Association
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Who We Are

WhoWeAre Our mission is to build the capacity of the organic food trade to transition to sustainable business models. SFTA serves as a hub for businesses to learn, improve performance, communicate results, share common metrics and best practices. Thus, defining and driving excellence in environmentally sound, socially just business practices using a systems-based approach.

Benefits of Membership

BenefitsSustainable Food Trade Association membership provides companies with support and resources to integrate sustainability knowledge and practices in their operations. Join a powerful, diverse peer-learning community. These efforts help members achieve their sustainability goals and differentiate their business.

Consulting & Training

Consulting-TrainingSFTA offers two kinds of services – consulting and in-office sustainability trainings – tailored to your needs. Look towards SFTA for additional help with your sustainability programs! Available to non-members and members. Discounted fees for members.

Measure What Matters

MeasureThe Quick Impact Assessment is a free tool for organic companies to measure their impact on the environment, local communities, and workers. Get instant results and compare against others. Get help to improve and be a better business. A partnership of SFTA and B Lab.

Announcements

During this giving season, join SFTA for to learn more about how companies can integrate philanthropy into its business practices and structures. SFTA’s December webinar will feature a law expert who can explain leading philanthropic business models (i.e., ESOPs, Benefit Corporations, and more), a deep dive into Organically Grown Company’s new Perpetual Purpose Trust, and then Glory Bee’s Save the Bee campaign and related non-profit structure. Learn more here.

Regenerative Earth Summit: Food + Fiber + Climate, December 5-6, Boulder, CO.  Learn about the connection between food and fiber and how agricultural production can build healthy soils and mitigate climate change.  A Fashion Show will be held on December 4th in Denver. Click here for details and pricing.

Sustainable Food Summit: San Francisco, January 16-17, 2019  The program and registration are now open for this annual Sustainable Food Summit organized by ecovia Intelligence.  The summit will address sustainable ingredients, plant-based foods, and green marketing.  Sponsorship and exhibitor opportunities are available.  Special registration rates are offered to small firms, NGOs, and academics.  Contact Alexia Roy at services@ecoviaint.com

Provender Alliance and SFTA partner on membership. Members of Provender Alliance who are not currently members of SFTA can join SFTA at a discount and SFTA members who are not currently members of Provender Alliance can join Provender Alliance. The reciprocal discount is: 15% on the first year and 5% in the subsequent three years! In addition, all Provender Alliance members may attend SFTA webinars for free.

 

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