I’m frustrated by how often solar punks and post-civs talk about ‘turning our lawns into vegetable gardens’

Villa lawns and golf courses are bad, but the tiny lawn of our living groups is the one place in the sun where we can exist as queer, or mad, or nude as we like and the grass playgrounds in the neighbourhood provide local community building.

And these ‘lawns’ provide a free place to relax in a world where most recreation is commercialized.

So my solar punk future has lawns.

@queeranarchism Yes, but also replace the non-native resource-hungry monoculture with wildflowers, or a native ground cover, or just let the weeds take it over. That space can be a habitat for nature as much as it is for us

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@socalledunitedstates @queeranarchism and relaxing under the fruit trees is as good or better than without them

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