Robin Nunes is an ecology professional, culinary expert and skilled silversmith with a degree in Social Ecology from the University of Colorado. She has worked as an Environmental Specialist for the United States Peace Corps in Uruguay where she taught geography and designed environmental education programs. She has also worked as a kindergarten teacher and for years ran her own handcrafted jewelry business. She founded the Ranch with her partner Tim in 2001.  Robin speaks fluent Spanish and some Portuguese. She is also trained in Wilderness First Response.

Robin's interests include spending time outdoors, sustainable design, building with mud, throwing the disc, making incredible silver jewelry, cooking, reading, and living sustainably.

Robin and Tim brought their daughter Soledad into the world on June 2, 2008.