Fair Trade in Monmouth.

Monmouth has been a Fairtrade Town since 2005 and renewed its Fairtrade Town Status for the fifth time in June 2015.  Monmouth Fairtrade Forum meets regularly to organise Fairtrade events  to sell and publicise the importance of Fairtrade products.  Forum members also work with other voluntary groups to provide support  and Fairtrade catering

Sale of Fairtrade Christmas treats and new Fair Trade and refurbished from Tools for Selfreliance Cymru, assisted by staff and pupils for Osbaston Fairtrade Primary School.

Sale of Fairtrade Christmas treats and new Fair Trade and refurbished from Tools for Self Reliance Cymru, assisted by staff and pupils for Osbaston Fairtrade Primary School.

The Fairtrade Mark ensures:

  • A fair price for producers and a long term trading commitment
  • An extra payment for community development projects
  • Fair wages and safe working conditions and the right to join a union
  • No harm to the environment.
World Fair Trade Day 2015 stall at Cornwall House. Welcoming the Mayor of Monmouth, Graham Pritchard, with Love Zimbabwe and Hands Around the World.

World Fair Trade Day 2015 stall at Cornwall House. Welcoming the Mayor of Monmouth, Graham Pritchard, with Love Zimbabwe and Hands Around the World.


Fair Trade Fortnight – Monmouth Events 2017


Finding Fairtrade in Monmouthshire

Cafes serving some Fairtrade products:
Bridges Café, Drybridge House – Fairtrade fruit juice and sugar
Coffee # 1, Monnow Street – Fairtrade tea, coffee, drinking chocolate also Fairtrade fruit when available for smoothies.
Monmouth Priory, Priory Street – Fairtrade tea, coffee and drinking chocolate. Open Sat a.m.
No 18, Priory Street – Fairtrade coffee and sugar.
Shirehall, Agincourt Square – Fairtrade coffee, tea and sugar.
Waitrose Café, Monnow Street – Fairtrade Coffee, Fairtrade tea on request.
Whole Earth Bistro, White Swan Yard – Fairtrade coffee, tea and sugar.

Shops selling Fairtrade:
Co-op, The Oldfield Centre – Fairtrade ground and instant coffee, tea, drinking chocolate. chocolate, bananas, wine, cotton buds, biscuits etc.
Fingal Rock, Monnow Street – Fairtrade wine, honey, chocolate and drinking chocolate
Greggs, Monnow Street – Fairtrade Tea and Orange juice to take away
Lidl, Mayhill – Fairtrade, instant coffee, biscuits, sugar, chocolate, bananas and orange juice
Marks and Spencer’s, Monnow Street – Fairtrade ground and instant coffee, bananas, sugar, tea, jam and honey.
Mon Teas, Monnow Street, Some Fairtrade teas
Munday & Jones, Church Street – Fairtrade ground and instant coffee, drinking chocolate, chocolate and Geobars
Oxfam, Agincourt Square –Range of Fairtrade Divine chocolate, olive oil, cocoa, drinking chocolate, sugar, biscuits,nuts, teas and coffees, including catering packs.
Shirehall, Agincourt Square – Fairtrade Monmouth Mugs and cotton shopping bags.
Tew’s Budgens, Overmonnow Garage, Cinderhill Street – Fairtrade tea, instant coffee, cocoa and wine
Waitrose, Monnow Street – Fairtrade ground and instant coffee, tea bags, drinking chocolate, cocoa, fruit juice, cola, wine, chocolate, fruit, sugar etc.
Wydean Wholefoods, Monnow Street – Fairtrade instant coffee, cola, tea and biscuits


Accommodation providers serving Fairtrade products

Monmouth:-
Moco’s    8 Church Street, Monmouth NP25        Phone: 01600 712001
Myrtle Place    45 Wonastow Road,  Monmouth NP25 5DG   Phone:- 01600 713773
Queen’s Head    1 St James Street, Monmouth NP25 3DL   Phone:- 01600 712767
Prego    7 Church Street, Monmouth NP25 3BX  Phone:- 01600 712600
Primrose Villa    23 Victoria Estate, Monmouth NP25 5AR  Phone:- 07968 164129
Redhill Grange    Wonastow Road,  Monmouth NP25 4DQ   Phone:- 01600 712268
Torlands    Prospect Road, Monmouth NP25 3SZ   Phone:- 01600 714654

Wye Valley:  Monmouth to Tintern:-
Bell Inn    Redbrook, near Monmouth NP25 4LZ     Phone:- 01600 713612
Inn at Penallt    Penallt, near Monmouth, NP25 4SE     Phone:- 01600 772765
Ty Bryn    Llandogo, NP25 4TA   Phone:- 01594 531330
Royal George Best Western   Tintern, NP16 6SF   Phone:- 01291 689205

Usk Valley:-
Glen-yr-Afon     Pontypool Road, Usk NP15 1SY  Phone:- 01291 672302
Three Salmons    Bridge Street, Usk NP15 1RY   Phone:- 01291 672133
Olway Inn    Chepstow Road, Usk NP15 1EN   Phone:- 01291 672047


For more information contact :-
Bethia Smith on 01600 719993 or bethiasmith@hotmail.co.uk

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