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.


Upcoming SFTA Webinar: Fleet Fuel Efficiency—Measure, Manage, Maximize – Thursday, June 23rd, 1 PM PT / 4 PM ET. Join us to learn how to increase fuel efficiency and reduce transportation related emissions. Learn more.

SFTA Out and About

SFTA’s Associate Director, Lisa Spicka, will join Melody Myer, VP of Policy and Industry Relations at UNFI, and Rory Schmick, Director of Sustainability and Environmental Affairs at Pacific Foods, on a panel June 8th in Portland, OR. The session, Sustainability in Practice: Ask the Experts, will include a presentation of case studies and a discussion period for audience questions.

SFTA will have a table at the Consumer Cooperative Management Association (CCMA) 2016 Conference in Amherst, MA, June 9-11. Be sure to stop by and meet SFTA’s Executive Director, Katherine DiMatteo!


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