Ciranna Bird's Farm and Food Safety Communication

This website was active between 2014 and 2021.

Ciranna Bird

Between 2014 and 2021, Ciranna wrote and presented information gathered from small-scale farmers, intermediate food buyers, and local, niche, and pasture-based meat supply chain advocates.

Degrees and Coursework

M.S. Epidemiology, 2001-2003
Harvard School of Public Health (now Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health), Boston, MA

Microbiology and Immunology coursework, 1998-1999
Penn State Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, PA

B.S. Biotechnology, 1993-1997
Cook College, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ


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CFSA Board Members 2020

Ciranna began as a Board of Director for the Carolina Farm Stewardship Association (CFSA) in 2016 and completed her second term in 2020. This farmer-driven, non-profit organization helps people in the Carolinas grow and eat local, organic food. CFSA advocates for fair farm policies and educates communities about local, organic agriculture.

Ciranna inside the WCOM 103.5 FM radio station

Ciranna chaired the Board's Racial Equity Committee and served on the Audit Committee.

Previously, she served on the Strategic Plan Committee and chaired the board's Agricultural Workforce Committee. Ciranna created a Farm Labor and Immigration Survey and facilitated a farm labor listening session to help CFSA staff measure CFSA farmer members’ interest in promoting policies that improve the lives of migrant farmworkers.

To hear about the creation of the CFSA Agricultural Workforce Committee visit this YouTube clip of Ciranna Bird being interviewed on the WILPF Wakeup Call on WCOM 103.5 FM.

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