Rochelle earned undergraduate degrees from Barnard College and the Jewish Theological Seminary, as well as a law degree from Georgetown University. For nearly 10 years, Rochelle had a career as a lawyer and advocate for low-income people in Hawaii and North Carolina.
In 2013, Rochelle joined the Carolina Farm Stewardship Association as the Policy Director. Since then, she has worked hard to ensure that policymakers at the state and federal levels hear about small- and mid-scale farms, organic farms, and regional food systems in the Carolinas. She’s committed to doing her best to bring clear and accurate information about policy changes to CFSA’s members and supporting members who are willing to serve their communities through advocacy.