Watford Fairtrade Town renewed status

Watford Fairtrade Town Steering Committee recently were awarded a Renewal of Fairtrade Town status for the fourth time, for a further two years. We submitted an Action Plan to the Fairtrade Foundation.


Can FAIRTRADE be successful in Times of Recession?

FAIRTRADE FORTNIGHT event 2014 in Watford Come and ask the experts about Fairtrade! “Can Fairtrade be successful in times of recession?” A time for questioning the experts about how and why Fairtrade sales have exploded in the UK with over 560 Fairtrade Towns and Cities, Fairtrade Counties and Fairtrade Nations Wednesday 5th March 2014 5pm to 6pm The Tennet Hall …


Fairtrade Fortnight 2014 (Feb 24 – March 9)

The theme for Fairtrade Fortnight will be “Abolish Unfair Bananas” Although there are over 3 million Fairtrade bananas eaten every day in UK, there are still many banana farmers in the world who cannot get sustainable prices for their bananas. They are still being ripped off by unscrupulous buyers, who make big profits. The Fairtrade Foundation says: Bananas have been …


Fairtrade Town Renewal of status for two more years

The Fairtrade Foundation in London has renewed Watford Town Fairtrade status for another two years until October 2014. Watford’s Fairtrade Town Campaign has made good progress. This is despite the turn-down in the economy. We have maintained the total number of outlets, Shops and Cafes, offering at least two Fairtrade products. We have unfortunately lost some shops and cafes because …

Launch of Fairtrade Fortnight at Council Chamber

Watford Fairtrade Steering Group held the launch of Fairtrade Fortnight in Watford Council Chamber on Monday 25th February 2013, where supporters from churches, commerce and campaign groups listened to speakers from Zaytoun Olive Products in Palestine and Shared Interest. Zaytoun was established in 2004 and works with 3500 producers in hundreds of co-operatives in the West Bank, supplying olive oil, ...

Fairtrade Fortnight latest

Fairtrade Fortnight Events in Watford 2013 Sat 23rd Feb at The Little Gallery Tea-room in the Museum: 11.30am and 2.30pm talks by Photographer Lynda Sargent. Fairtrade refreshments available 10.30am until 4pm Mon 25th Feb Town Hall Council Chamber 6.30 – 8pm: Launch of Fairtrade Fortnight ‘Fairtrade and the Financial Crisis’ speakers will be Sally Reith from Shared Interest and Taysir …



Watford Fairtrade Town Steering Group invites everyone to a meeting on Monday 25 February 2013 (the first day of Fairtrade Fortnight) Title: “Fairtrade and the Financial Crisis” Come and hear speakers from TWIN Trading and Zaytoun Olive Products. Venue: Watford Borough Council Chamber Time: 6.30 – 8pm Fairtrade refreshments available to sample!

Quiz Night result

A total of £260 was raised and Fairtrade Prizes won by lots of people! Prizes donated by M&S and Tesco

Fairtrade Town Quiz on 26th June 2012

Another Fairtrade Town Quiz will be held at St Luke’s Church Hall, Langley Way, Watford at 8pm on Tuesday 26th June Fairtrade Prizes for the winning team. Fairtrade refreshments for everyone! Tables of six. Tickets £5 each email sbrianmee@yahoo.co.uk