keeping practical…

“There are other great blogs for theory and aesthetic. This blog is all about the practical. What can we do now and in the near future to live and make the world more solarpunk?”

Practical Solarpunk

There are indeed lots of great practical things on this solarpunky tumblr blog…

For example…

“Affinity Group” sounds like some sort of fancy official term, but it really just describes you and a group of people who have the same ideas about stuff and take action together.

Practical Solarpunk — Affinity Groups

Open-source blueprints are inspiring activists to distribute tent-safe heaters that can be built for as little as $7. vice.com

patchwork textiles — Anarchists are Building DIY Heaters to Keepb Unhoused People Warm…

Take a look at six vegetables that you can plant even before the last frost date has passed.

6 Best Vegetables for Early Spring

The Lost Ladybug Project is a citizen science initiative through Cornell University to collect information on the disappearance of native ladybugs

Solar Punk, Baby! — The Lost Ladybug Project is a citizen science…

How to turn your yard into a garden and your neighborhood into a community.

doing something extra every day

If you grow (or are planning to grow) your own apothecary of herbs it’s essential to find a healthy seed source! 

Everything is Connected — Ethical Sources for Medicinal Seeds & Plants

How to keep an aparment warm? If you have a south-facing window, you can build a window box solar heater. 

How To Build A Window Box Solar Heater That Gives “Free Heat” All Winter & Doubles As A Solar Oven…