FORM 3
        
UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
INITIAL STATEMENT OF BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES

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Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
                      
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person * Hilgendorf Stacy W. 2. Date of Event Requiring Statement (MM/DD/YYYY)
4/28/2020 

3. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. [SFM]
(Last)       (First)       (Middle)
5455 EAST HIGH STREET, SUITE 111
4. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer (Check all applicable)_____ Director                          _____ 10% Owner
___X___ Officer (give title below)        _____ Other (specify below)
VP, Controller /
(Street)
PHOENIX, AZ 85054      
(City)             (State)             (Zip)
5. If Amendment, Date Original Filed(MM/DD/YYYY)
 

6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing(Check Applicable Line)_X_ Form filed by One Reporting Person
___ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person

Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 4)
2. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned
(Instr. 4)
3. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 5)
4. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 5)
Common Stock, par value $0.001 per share  4222 (1) D   

Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned (e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivate Security
(Instr. 4)
2. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date
(MM/DD/YYYY)
3. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security
(Instr. 4)
4. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 5. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 5)
6. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 5)
Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Stock Option (right to buy)   (2) 3/9/2027  Common stock, par value $0.001 per share  14159  $16.47  D   

Explanation of Responses:
(1)  Consists of restricted stock units. Each restricted stock unit represents the right to receive, upon vesting, one share of common stock. These restricted stock units will vest over three years, with one-third vesting on March 9, 2021; one-third vesting on March 9, 2022; and the remaining one-third vesting on March 9, 2023, assuming continued employment through the applicable vest date.
(2)  These options become exercisable over three years, with one-third vesting on March 9, 2021; one-third vesting on March 9, 2022; and the remaining one-third vesting on March 9, 2023, assuming continued employment through the vest dates.

Reporting Owners
Reporting Owner Name / Address
Relationships
Director 10% Owner Officer Other
Hilgendorf Stacy W.
5455 EAST HIGH STREET, SUITE 111
PHOENIX, AZ 85054


VP, Controller

Signatures
/s/ Brandon F. Lombardi, Attorney-in-Fact for Stacy W. Hilgendorf 5/1/2020
**Signature of Reporting Person Date
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