Robyn Metcalfe is a Visiting Scholar/Lecturer in the School of Human Ecology in the College of Natural Sciences at The University of Texas at Austin. She is also the Director of The Food Lab, an innovative project that explores the future of our food system. The Lab’s current project is The Miracle of Feeding Cities, a book and documentary film.
She is the author of Meat, Commerce and the City: The London Food Market, 1800-1855, published in April 2012 as well as articles and columns related to agriculture, innovation, and urban food systems.
Recently moved from Boston to Austin, she enjoys outdoor activities, traveling, visiting markets and farms, and trying out new foods. She is happily married with her husband and two children.