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.


SFTA Annual Member Meeting Portland, OR – February 13, 2019
Join the SFTA board, staff and your colleagues to exchange information and hear about SFTA programs and activities for 2019. Hilton Portland Downtown Hotel. 4-6 PM PT.

Organicology Portland, OR – February 14-16, 2019
SFTA presents Climate Action Plans Intensive Workshop on February 14; Abra-Kadabra: Disappearing Food Waste in the Supply Chain, How to Walk the Path of Independence, Sustainable Packaging on February 15; and stop by the SFTA booth on February 16.

Upcoming Webinar – Beyond Your Walls: Lessons Learned from Scope 3 Tracking. Join us for our February 25 webinar when GHG Inventory expert Good Company will describe the foundational components of Scope 3 inventory tracking, including components such as employee commuting, transportation of ingredients and finished goods, co-packing and farming emissions. Click here for more information.

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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