PLANT BASED PREGNANCY
The MaituFoods’ Plant Based Pregnancy Program works to provide women with the knowledge and guidance to achieve a healthy pregnancy and optimal postpartum recovery through a vegan meal and nutrition program.
We would like to assist mothers on their pregnant and postpartum journey with our Maitufoods Customized Meal Plans and Food Delivery Service.
Customized meal plans to suit your pregnancy
Customized weekly meals for both mother and family home delivered for convenience
Monthly consultations with mother + OBGYN/Midwives
Maitufoods is the vehicle of owner and co-founder JoVonna Johnson-Cooke, a vegan chef and food justice activist working in Atlanta. Through MaituFoods, she is working to develop culturally appropriate and accessible educational materials that highlight the benefits of healthy nutrition through a vegan diet.
Since 2008, MaituFoods has served more than 2,000 vegan school lunches to children through our subsidized vegan lunch program and more than 1,500 vegan meals to families and private chef clients. The overall mission of MaituFoods is to honor the art of food rituals, and to serve humanity in a way that promotes the least harm and the most good for people, animals, and the environment.
With her husband Eugene Cooke, JoVonna co-founded Grow Where You Are, a grower led collective committed to increasing local food sovereignty by assisting individuals and communities in creating sustainable, plant-based local food systems. Grow Where You Are has transformed numerous urban spaces in disadvantaged neighborhoods in Atlanta by establishing community food gardens & vegetable farms.
Awali Veganic Homestead Education Center near Stone Mountain, GA is a MaituFoods and Grow Where You Are site. Awali is an East African word meaning The Source.
This site in addition to being MaituFoods, headquarters and main kitchen, hosts veganic agricultural workshops, community feasts, training farm and kitchen and an organic seed library, all on a 5 acre food forest.