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.  Robin works in a variety of areas throughout the Ranch.  She is a skilled natural plasterer, a master in the kitchen and holds together the Ranch's bookkeeping system.

Robin's interests include spending time outdoors, yoga, sustainable design, building with mud, cooking, reading, raising her beautiful daughter and living sustainably.

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