Pastured Pork Terms and Conditions
1. Product. The Buyer is agreeing to purchase pork. The animal is being sold as a Whole OR Half carcass based on hanging weight.
2. Price & payment. The price of the product from the animal will be:
$_5_/lb. Hanging weight (aka- hot carcass weight), which will be provided by the processor. Hanging weight is normally determined and provided by the processor after slaughter.A Non-refundable deposit of $_300_ has been paid and will be deducted from the final purchase price
Payment of Balance. The final balance for the price of the pork product will be determined as outlined above. Payment is due within 3 days after the buyer is notified of the hanging weight. Any unpaid balance after the due date may result in the loss of deposit and forfeiture of the ability to pick up the processed meat.
Processing & additional fees/ expenses
Processing fees ARE included in selling price based on hanging weight.
3. Failure to complete Final Payment within Allotted Timeframe
If buyer is unable to complete payment within the allotted timeframe, El Mero Farm reserves the right to assess a $25 late fee at their sole discretion.
4. Failure to Pick Up from Processor within Allotted Timeframe
If buyer is unable to pick up the meat from the processor, within 7 days of receiving notification that processing is complete, an additional fee of $5/day will be added to the final price, according to Hampton Meat Processing Customer Guidelines.
If buyer does not pick up meat from the processor within 30 days, El Mero Farm will pick up the meat from the processor. All additional storage fees, assessed by Hampton Meat Processing + an additional $100 pick-up fee, will be added to the final price. Buyer will then be required to pick up the meat at a time & location that is convenient for El Mero Farm.
5. Husbandry. The hog will be:
Raised on pasture
Raised without use of antibiotics
Raised without the use of added hormones & steroids
Occasionally fed vegetables, fruits, nuts
Emergency Care/change of management- In the event that an animal requires treatment methods that vary from the above, the seller will notify the buyer immediately of the change in management. The seller will have the option to continue or to cancel the contract. If the seller would like to cancel the contract, a full refund of the deposit will be issued.
6. Pick up of product from processor-Hampton Meat Processing, 216 Breeden Dr, Decatur, TN. 37322, Tel: 423-334-1079.
The buyer shall be responsible for scheduling/arranging pick up of the final product at the processor.
All deposits for bulk orders are non-refundable. There are no returns or refunds on meat due to USDA rules and regulations.
Reservation of Right to Refuse Service
El Mero Farm reserves the right to refuse service and/or cancel any order at any time at their sole discretion. In the event this occurs, any payments will be returned to the buyer minus any payment processing fees.
You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless El Mero Farm, its owners, employees, and third parties, for any losses, costs, liabilities and expenses (including reasonable attorney’s fees) relating to your use of or inability to use this website, service, or quality of the purchased product(s).
Any dispute arising out of or relating to this agreement, including the breach, termination or validity thereof, which has not been resolved through the negotiation of the buyer and seller will be limited in scope and value (including attorney’s fees) to the monetary value of the product(s) purchased by the buyer. The buyer hereby forfeits any right to seek any reimbursement and/or punitive awards from the seller that may arise from any dispute including, but not limited to: damages, lost wages, healthcare costs, penalties, legal fees or any other such monetary costs sought by the buyer from the seller as a result of entering into this agreement. The buyer agrees to indemnify and hold harmless the seller in all regards.
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Changes to Terms
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