FORM 4 [ ] Check this box if no longer subject to Section 16. Form 4 or Form 5 obligations may continue. See Instruction 1(b).         
UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN 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 * Sanders Dan J 2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. [ SFM ] 5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer (Check all applicable)_____ Director                    _____ 10% Owner
__X__ Officer (give title below)    _____ Other (specify below)
Chief Operations Officer
(Last)         (First)         (Middle)
5455 EAST HIGH STREET, SUITE 111
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (MM/DD/YYYY)
5/8/2020
(Street)
PHOENIX, AZ 85054
(City)       (State)       (Zip)
4. 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 Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Trans. Date 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any 3. Trans. Code
(Instr. 8)
4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 3 and 4)
6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Common Stock, par value $0.001 per share  5/8/2020    M    3899  A $23.12  48659  D   
Common Stock, par value $0.001 per share  5/8/2020    S    3899  D $24.06  44760  D   
Common Stock, par value $0.001 per share  5/8/2020    S    30555  D $24.06  14205 (1) D   

Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned (e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivate Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Trans. Date 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any 4. Trans. Code
(Instr. 8)
5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date 7. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security
(Instr. 3 and 4)
8. Price of Derivative Security
(Instr. 5)
9. Number of derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 4) 10. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Stock Option (right to buy)  $23.12  5/8/2020    M        3899    (2) 3/4/2026  Common stock, par value $0.001 per share  3899  $0.00  7798  D   

Explanation of Responses:
(1)  Includes 14,205 restricted shares. Each restricted share represents the right to receive, upon vesting, one share of common stock. 2,169 restricted shares will vest on March 5, 2021; 5,012 will vest evenly over two years on March 4, 2021 and March 4, 2022; and 7,024 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. All such vests assume continued employment through the applicable dates.
(2)  The reporting person is exercising options that are presently exercisable. After giving effect to this transaction, the remaining options become evenly exercisable on March 4, 2021 and March 4, 2022, assuming continued employment through the applicable dates.

Reporting Owners
Reporting Owner Name / Address
Relationships
Director 10% Owner Officer Other
Sanders Dan J
5455 EAST HIGH STREET
SUITE 111
PHOENIX, AZ 85054


Chief Operations Officer

Signatures
/s/ Brandon F. Lombardi, Attorney-in-Fact for Dan J. Sanders 5/8/2020
**Signature of Reporting Person Date
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