By day, Gavin Webber is a mild-mannered IT professional working in the heart of Melbourne and recently earned a Diploma of Carbon Management.
However, at night and on weekends he becomes a committed and feverish blogger and writer, informing the world and giving practical tips on cheese making, fruit and vegetable growing, chickens, DIY backyard building and many other sustainability topics.
Married to Kim, with four children scattered around the globe, he currently lives in Victoria, Australia, and continues to write about his journey at his blog, The Greening of Gavin. The blog has over 1400 posts and has received over 1.7 million page views.
Gavin's sustainable living work was recently acknowledge when he received the 2013 Green Lifestyle Award for "Local Green Hero". He was also listed as Highly Commended in the On-line Eco Information site category.
Have you ever wanted to make real cheese at home, but don't know where or how to start? Well look no further, as this book makes it easy for the beginner to jump right in and make cheese.
Keep Calm, and Make Cheese steps you through the process of cheese making with 27 tried and tested recipes for the budding home cheese maker to follow and create.
It seems like just about everyone wants to cook outdoors these days, and what better way to do it than in your very own backyard clay oven.
This book shows how easy it is to make a clay oven from scratch, and includes detailed instructions, with over 60 photographs and illustrations.
It is time for the humble Barbecue or Grill to move over, and for the backyard oven to step up!
So what do you do when the power goes out? Do you fumble around in the dark looking for candles or a torch to light the way?
Well, look no further for a solution.
This eBook is a how to guide, with comprehensive instructions that will enable you to benefit from my experience and research, and build your very own small solar power system even on a modest budget.
This how-to-book is not your ordinary guide, but also is a tale of apprehension, excitement, joy, despair, and happiness.
It is a story that spans five years, from the first day that I suggested keeping chickens to my wife up until the time when I expanded the chicken run to its current size. This book is full of great tips and ideas to help make your own backyard chicken dream a reality.
As he walked out of the cinema, Gavin knew that his life would change forever. It was the impact of a documentary that kicked him into action, whereby he decided to lower his family's impact on the planet, in the attempt to live a more sustainable lifestyle. This is the story of his first year of 'The Greening of Gavin'.