Sustainable Food Trade Association
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Who We Are

WhoWeAreThe Sustainable Food Trade Association is a not-for-profit trade association. We help North American organic food member companies implement innovative and sustainable business practices across their supply chains, from farm to retail, to reduce the impact of industry on workers and the environment.


Benefits of Membership

MemberBenefitsSustainable Food Trade Association Membership provides companies with support and resources to integrate sustainability knowledge and practices in their operations.  These efforts help members differentiate their business and communicate practices with impact and integrity.



SponsorsSFTA relies on our sponsors’ support to help us go above and beyond our budgeted goals. Your sponsorship provides increased support for vital projects while raising the visibility of your sustainability leadership.


  • SFTA Election News! SFTA Board elects Annies, Inc. Director of Sustainability Shauna Sadowski as Board President. New board members are Hansel New (So Delicious Dairy Free) and Peter Golbitz (SunOpta). SFTA thanks Nate Morr (Belcampo Group), SFTA founder/president since 2008, and Rebecca Thistlethwaite (Sustain Consulting), who stepped down from the Board. SFTA sincerely thanks them for their many years of service and support.
  • SFTA completes its team with the addition of Lisa Spicka, Education Director. Lisa has worked extensively in the organic, food/agriculture, manufacturing, and sustainability sectors since 1997 in both the U.S. and Latin America.