I saved 10% in 100-day supermarket boycott

Many people want to buy local but do not know how

Buying locally produced food is popular, with polls regularly showing that up to 70% of French people support the idea even though many see it as costing more.

But a journalist has tried it and found the opposite – she actually saved money.

Mathilde Golla
Figaro writer Mathilde Golla

Seeing that many people want to buy local but do not know how, Le Figaro writer Mathilde Golla tackled the question head on, setting a target of living for 100 days without going into a hypermarket, supermarket, or food shop, including organic  food shops.

Instead, she shopped at markets, bought directly from producers and tried out fresh vegetable home delivery services ...

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