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Nicolas Hamlin


Born and raised in Portland Maine, Nicolas served in the Army as a Biomedical Equipment Technician. After 11 years and 2 deployments to the Middle East he received an honorable discharge and eventually settled back in Maine.

Today he co-owns Formal Fungi, LLC, a medicinal and gourmet mushroom farm in West Bath that focuses on the healing properties of mushrooms.

Nicolas serves his fellow Veterans in honor of his father, a Marine Veteran who lost his battle with mental health. Advocating for alternatives to the "VA cocktail", along with raising funds and awareness for homeless Veterans and Veteran Suicide Prevention, has been his passion for a decade.

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