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

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?
SFTA is pleased to announce new member programming — Knowledge Network! The second session — Green Team Dreams will be held on September 6, 2019, 10am PT/1pm ET.  This Knowledge Network session is dedicated to exploring the challenges and advantages of using a green team as an extension of your sustainability program. Interested? Register here.

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

Upcoming Events

Natural Products Expo East, Baltimore, MD: Pathways to Partnership: Building Collaboration on ClimateLearn from companies who have navigated impactful projects and problem solving with industry partners, suppliers, and consumers on issues, after which breakout consultation sessions will be offered.  Organized by the Climate Collaborative, a project of SFTA and OSC2. September 12, 10am-Noon.

After New Hope Network’s education session on re-imagining the packaging landscape, stay for Taking Action to Transform the Packaging Landscape. Organized by SFTA, attendees will have the opportunity to learn about and support various, transformative sustainable packaging initiatives already taking place in the industry. September 12, 4-5 pm

Provender Conference Oct 2-4, 2019, 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.


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