Drive des Bois d’Anjou

France Pays de la Loire

Short presentation

The Drive des Bois d'Anjou is a local associative drive which sells local products.


- Discover a very wide range of local products;
- Meet local producers and taste their products;
- Discover the know-how of local artisans.

Contexte (territory issues, targeted audience)

The drive des Bois d'Anjou, a local drive associative, is an association supported by residents, producers and artisans of the town of Bois d'Anjou and some neighboring municipalities.

Originally, this association was initiated by the Mayor of Bois d'Anjou. The project was studied and led by the Chamber of Agriculture of Maine-et-Loire and more particularly its Baugeois-Vallée branch, benefiting from the European funds of the Leader program mobilized by the Pays des Vallées d'Anjou. Crédit Agricole supports this highly anticipated innovative approach.

Target audience:
-Large public

Actions implemented

At the Drive des Bois d'Anjou, you can order according to your desires, there is no minimum purchase per order or delivery costs. No membership requirement to order. People who do not have internet access will also be able to order; they will be helped by volunteers of the Association in places that will be soon identified.

It is the only online store that brings together the entire range of local producers and artisans.
There is 6 collection spots to retrieve his order.

Human resources and partners

50 volonteers.
Project supported by the European LEADER funds mobilized by the Pays des Vallees d'Anjou, the Bois des Anjou Town Hall, the Pays de la Loire Chamber of Agriculture and the Crédit Agricole Local Fund.

Other information

Project's start year : 2018

Points of vigilance, difficulties to pass through, success factors

The website was created and adapted by a specialized company in Nantes, with the aim of automating the greatest number of functions in order to lighten the task of volunteers.


Drive des Bois d'Anjou (Non profit organization )
49250 Commune nouvelle des Bois d'Anjou