Sustainable Food Trade Association
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Who We Are

WhoWeAre Our mission is to build the capacity of the natural and organic food trade to transition to sustainable business models. SFTA serves as a hub for businesses to learn, report, improve performance, and share best practices.

Benefits of Membership

BenefitsSustainable Food Trade Association membership provides companies with support and resources to integrate sustainability from farm to retail. This support includes educational tools, annual consultations, analytic modules, networking and leadership recognition to define, measure, and improve sustainability performance.

Consulting & Training

Consulting-TrainingSFTA offers two kinds of services – consulting and in-office sustainability trainings – tailored to your needs. Available to non-members and members. Discounted fees for members.

Measure What Matters

MeasureSFTA Metrics Snapshot is a dynamic set of SFTA core metrics and actionable benchmarks.  The 33 quantitative metrics provide easy reporting, benchmark comparisons, as well as a customized analysis of your company’s progress. A partnership of SFTA and B Lab.


Hungry for Knowledge?
The second session of SFTA’s new Knowledge NetworkGreen Team Dreams was held on September 6, 2019, and it explored the challenges and advantages of using a green team as an extension of your sustainability program. Interested? Check out these member’s only resources here.

New Case Study – GoMacro Renewables: Read about their goals and accomplishments here.

Upcoming Events

Provender Conference, Oct 2-4, 2019 in Hood River, OR: Don’t miss the SFTA session – Witches and Warlocks: Brewing up a Packaging Potion on October 3rd to learn about and shape a Retailer Packaging Challenge.

Regenerative Earth Summit: Soil + Water + Climate, Oct 29-30, 2019 in
Boulder, CO: In its third year, the Regenerative Earth Summit tackles climate disruption by recognizing the collaborative capacity to influence and accelerate systemic change by strategizing development of market incentives, policy, and supply investment that maximize benefit to people and planet.

ASBC Sustainable Business & Advocacy Summit, Dec 10-11 in Washington D.C: Join responsible business leaders, policy experts and influencers at the Summit to diagnose the challenges facing our capitalistic economy and identify needed reforms. On Day 2, we’ll take these workable ideas to legislators’ offices on Capitol Hill. SFTA Members use code “Discount Code” for 15% off registration.


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