Our Projects & Initiatives

Sustainable Living

Sustainable living is all about these beautiful children and the legacy we leave for generations to come. Janet Meek pictured here with Welch-Curry family who were designers and builders of Yanaguana.

Birth - Wild and Sacred book cover by Serafina

Birth – Wild And Sacred

This book is the life work of Janet Meek. Giving birth naturally is a powerful feminine initiation. Trusting the Natural Process instead of the Medical Model leads to a deeper connection with the emerging web-of-life paradigm.

Opening The Way

Learn how to enter non-ordinary states of consciousness to ease the birth process using Monroe Institute Hemi-Sync sound technology and guided meditation.

EZ Gro Garden

EZ GRO Garden is a hydroponic growing system that uses nutrients and coconut coir in stacked pots to produce amazing amounts of food. The plants grow faster than in the dirt garden and still seem to have wonderful flavor.

Wind-Solar Electricity Generation

10Kw wind-solar array going up on the rooftop of the Main House. Our usage is usually in the 3-5 Kw range, leaving capacity for charging an Electric Vehicle!

Rainwater Harvesting

We extend rain events at Yanaguana with an underground cistern, an artificial aquifer, rainwater tanks and rain barrels.

Birth - Wild & Sacred

"Birth Wild and Sacred" tells the story of how Janet Meek, a US Diplomat, entered a deep, and ultimately very spiritual, journey when she gave birth to her own sons and then went on to help several hundred women give birth as a homebirth midwife in Texas in the 1990s."

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Latest Posts

26 Jul

Natural Health

In 1903 Thomas Edison was concerned about the healthcare of his time and stated: “The doctor of the future will give no medicine, but will interest his patient in the care of the human frame, in diet and in the cause and prevention of disease.” Our approach to health at …

29 Jun

What is Rainwater Harvesting?

All water starts as rain, which makes its way over time into our rivers, lakes and aquifers.  Sadly, many of these ancient reservoirs of water are being polluted and diminished by modern agriculture, extractive industries and the impending failure and increasing cost of urban water systems.  Rainwater harvesting is the …

10 Mar

Constructing The Main House

The Main House is constructed out of “Cob” or “Puddled Adobe.” This ancient construction method uses clay, sand and straw as a low-cost local material for high thermal mass construction. The difference between cob and adobe is that the clay/sand/straw mixture is formed directly on the stem wall instead of …

Opening The Way - A Hemi Sync Series

A knowledgeable, caring, supportive guide for experiencing pregnancy and birth with confidence and serenity. Enhance your deep pleasure in the miracle of childbirth as you move through psychological and physical stages of pregnancy, labor, and post-delivery. For father, too.

14 exercises include: Interview/Orientation, Healthy Pregnancy/Remove & Release, Deep Relaxation/Active Relaxation, Father/Supporting Late Pregnancy, Healthy Baby/Contacting Baby’s Soul, Labor, Birthing/Pushing, and Postpartum Well-Being/Nursing Baby. Guidance Manual included.

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