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.


Register for the SFTA August webinar — Hit the Market’s Mark: Leveraging Sustainability Efforts to Build Brands. August 20, 2018 Noon ET / 9am PT. A company’s ability to weave their sustainability efforts into their brand is key to growing consumer loyalty and company sales. Sustainability and marketing professionals alike will learn more about integrating sustainability and marketing from three experts. Details 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.  Discount registration until August 30th. For details and pricing:

NEW! Climate Progress Metrics and Guidance – Just completed and posted to the SFTA Sustainability Resource Library, this tool provides insight on the journey of tracking and reporting on Climate Mitigation metrics. The major steps in this journey are reviewed, and different categories of metrics that can be tracked (qualitative, tactical, intensity) are described in detail.

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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