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
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.
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
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
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