Frequently Asked Questions

The Good Food Merchants Alliance is a nationwide group of independent retailers who support the food crafters that make the shelves of exceptional grocers unique.

The Merchants Alliance is open to retailers where over 50% of the ownership is in the hands of individuals or workers.

For Supporter and Sustainer memberships, please complete the application here.

If you are interested in becoming a Collaborative Member, please contact

For starters, members of the Merchants Alliance receive passes to all Good Food Awards Weekend events, the Merchants Summit and all three Good Food Mercantiles. View the full list of benefits here.

Annual dues at the Sustainer level are $500, while the Supporter level dues are $1500 annually, and renew automatically.

Memberships for the Merchants Collaborative are $5000 and last three years.

Yes. We’re continually working to add new benefits.