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Check out our brand new Appalachian Trail video!

HEY! Welcome to our BRAND NEW website. Please be patient with us while we upload content of our travels, as we literally just exited the woods after 6 months of hiking across the country!


– extensive appalachian trail foraging guide

– recipe guide for healthy, compassionate, and eco-friendly long distance hiking foods

– videos on van building

– lots of adventure stories!  

If we were meant to stay in one place, we'd have roots instead of feet.

~Rachel Wolchen

Hey there fellow explorers! We’re so glad you discovered 2 Vegans and a Van. We invite you to jumpstart your new epic healthy adventure lifestyle or tailgate vicariously through our journeys! We’re SUPER excited to share with you photos, videos, tips, how to’s, and in depth instructional guides on long distance backpacking and camping, foraging wonderful wild edibles, building a fully livable camper van, creating recipes of plant-based deliciousness, and embracing an ultimate life of freedom and fulfilment. 😀

Recent Videos

Travel History Since 2020

We’ve only just begun our new shared life of adventure and we’re thrilled for you to be a part of our journeys! The next adventure is always on the horizon. 


States Hiked Through

Miles Hiked on the Appalachian Trail

days living in the woods

months living in a van

Recent Stories

We just returned to our computer after hiking for 6 months on the Appalachian Trail! Please check back soon as we post articles and stories of our journey.

Eat the Purple People Eater!

Eat the Purple People Eater!

Plant: Lamium purpureum, Purple Dead-NettleHave you heard the song "Purple People Eater?" We felt like this was an appropriate title for this plant because it's scientific name translates in Greek to "the devouring purple monster." Although it certainly doesn't sound...

Travel Gallery

All of the photos from our Appalachian Trail journey were taken on a cellphone. Stay tuned for higher quality photos of the next adventure. 🙂