What Makes Green Circle Chicken So Good?

Green Circle chicken is a very special bird. Certified humane, air-chilled and exclusively available at D’Artagnan, every chicken that bears the name is raised free-range on a diet of surplus vegetables. We were inspired by the common sense, waste-nothing philosophy of days past, when chickens lived on vegetable scraps and roamed freely around farmyards and pastureland. Green Circle chicken has been featured on the front page of The NY Times & CNN and is a favorite among chefs. If you needed proof on the plate that a happy chicken is a tasty chicken, you’ll find it here. Read on to learn more.

Think You Know Chicken? Watch This Video

Chef Antoine Westermann wanted to find the best chicken “Not only in the U.S. but in the world” for his new restaurant Le Coq Rico. Working with our exclusive farm, we developed a special chicken just for him, raising old-breed birds to 120 days for best flavor. Looking to get that best-chicken-in-the-world flavor at home? Our exclusive Green Circle…

People Are Talking About Green Circle Chicken

Why are people so wild about our Green Circle Chicken? Because it’s not the same bland poultry that everyone has become accustomed to. We turned to the old methods, and raise our chickens more like farmyard birds. They eat a diet of surplus vegetables and trimmings collected from commercial kitchens and farmers markets. Not only…

Have You Cooked this Classic? Try Our Easy Coq Au Vin Recipe

It’s back-to-school time – culinary school, that is! We will be covering some of the classic dishes this fall, and hope you will be inspired to get back in the kitchen for a tasty cooking project. Traditionally, roosters are used to make coq au vin, the classic French stew. Since roosters are hard to find,…

Join Us! Chicken Tasting Event in Brooklyn

September is National Chicken Month, and we are looking forward to talking about chicken all month. We will begin at Taste Talks, a Brooklyn food festival organized by chefs Wylie Dufresne and Andrew Carmellini. With an impressive roster of participants, this 3-day event (9/8 – 9/10) promises to be about food and culture, not just…

Chefs Love Our Heritage Green Circle Chicken

Our Green Circle Chicken has been a hit in restaurants, grocery stores, and at dartagnan.com. Now we are offering home cooks a second option with our heritage-breed Green Circle Chicken. These old-breed chickens are raised longer than the others in the program, and were an exclusive for chefs … until now. Sold whole, with head…

Make This Now: Peruvian-Style Roast Chicken with Aji Verde Sauce Recipe

Anyone who has enjoyed a meal at a Peruvian restaurant seems to leave with a deep craving for a particular green dipping sauce. Served alongside chicken, fried plantains, or fish, the sauce seems to go with everything. The mystery surrounding this seemingly simple sauce has inspired many blog posts and questions on chat groups, as…

Food Tank Talks with Ariane About Green Circle Chicken

Our Green Circle Chicken recently caught the attention of Food Tank, The Think Tank for Food. Their discussion with Ariane explores the Green Circle Chicken program, the farmers who raise them, and the chefs who serve them. Read the interview here. Each week, D’Artagnan’s Green Circle Chickens consume more than three pickup truck loads of…

Eating Out? Order Green Circle Chicken Here

Have you heard about our Green Circle Chicken? It’s a very special bird – raised by Amish and Mennonite farmers in Pennsylvania who respect the old ways and treat the birds well. The free-ranging chickens eat actual vegetable scraps, from local markets and farms, that feed and nourish the birds instead of languishing in landfills….

Bird is the Word of the Month

September is National Chicken Month … and we will be celebrating with chicken, chicken and more chicken. Check back for recipes, tips, and restaurants where you can try our chicken. Also, as our gift to you, shop at dartagnan.com and save 15% on all chicken through the end of September. Do you know about our…

Food Tank: Interview with Ariane Daguin

Ariane was recently interviewed by Food Tank, a non-profit think tank for food, focused on building a global community for safe, healthy, nourished eaters. As a pioneer in creating alternatives to factory farming, Ariane spoke about her background, her quest for the perfect chicken, and what sets D’Artagnan products apart. In my family, we can…

Top 7 Chicken Recipes You Need to Try

Tired of the same old, same old when it comes to chicken? You are not alone! Americans consume 90 pounds of chicken per capita each year, and we suspect that much of that is chicken breasts. How to jazz up your chicken dinner? Start with quality chicken, choose whole chicken or different cuts (sorry, boneless…