Common conditions of agreement or mutual understanding:
All items are sold as is.
There are no returns on food-based products.
Raw Honey and farm produce produces are natural.
Tennessee laws affecting beekeepers are collected under the title “Tennessee Apiary Act of 1995” which can be found under “Title 44 Animals And Animal Husbandry” of the Tennessee Code Unannotated. These laws can be viewed online thanks to LexisNexis.
One of the most commonly referenced pieces of Tennessee law is referred to as the Honey House Bill. In short, a beekeeper who produces less than 150 gallons of honey per year can package and sell his/her product in retail stores without the requirement of an inspected food kitchen. You can review details here (PDF file).
While most beekeepers in Tennessee legally bottle honey under the Tennessee Apiary Act, some may wish to build a “honey house” to process their honey harvest. The Tennessee Department of Agriculture has prepared a document detailing what is required for constructing a honey house under the state’s regulations. You can download it here: HONEY SANITATION REQUIREMENTS, 6-11-08 (pdf file)