Shipping & Return Policies

USA Shipping and Handling

We offer free shipping on orders $99 and up in the lower 48 contiguous states. Your cart must be over $99 to get free shipping. Coupons, promotions and discounts may lower your cart order below $99, add more items to bring your cart total over $99.
We will ship your order via USPS Priority, UPS, from our CA warehouse or from an Amazon Warehouse based on the weight and size of the items being shipped.
Processing your order can take 1-2 business days depending on the season and demand. All orders are processed Monday-Friday, we do not ship on the weekends.
Shipments usually arrive within 5-7 business days by UPS Ground, and occasionally arrive within 1-3 business days based on your location from our warehouses.

Shipment Notifications

You will receive confirmation of payment via Paypal.
Once your order is being packed, you will receive tracking information. This is usually between 1-2 business days for UPS and Flat Rate shipments, and 3 days for Free Shipping and Amazon Warehouse fulfillment orders.
If you do not receive shipping notification within 4 days, please email your order number and inquiry to

Farm Orders
You may email us for a quote on shipping, and upon agreement- Farm orders of 20+ mixed items (10 LB castings and/or Gallons of Tea) totaling 150 LB or more.

Commercial Bulk Orders
Contact us for shipping pricing on commercial bulk orders need to contact us for shipping pricing. Bulk orders utilize LTL trucking, are shipped on pallets and are NOT included in free the shipping policy.
Please contact us with your city and state for a Freight LTL quote. Include whether your address is in a residential or commercial zone, and if you need lift gate service.

Orders to Canada
We are in the process of registering our soil amendments for sale in Canada via however this process can take up to a year. Please check back for updates.

International Orders
We only ship within USA. We welcome distributor inquiries for businesses looking to carry our product in international markets. If you wish to order a sample and pay extra for international shipping, please email Please note that international shipping will cost more than the products themselves.

Lost or Damaged Shipments
Shipping damaged happens and we dislike it too. Our shipments are insured but we must provide documentation. We will replace your damaged products. Please follow these steps to report damage and receive a replacement:
– Take photos to document the damage and save the packaging if shipped via UPS.
– Email the photos, your name, order number, and description of the damage to
– We will process a claim with the carrier and authorize an investigation if necessary.
VermisTerra will send out replacements of the damaged items once we process the claim (typically within 1-3 business days).

Refunds and Returns Policy
We stand behind our products, and strive to make it right for your customers.
You have 30 days from purchase to request a refund.
– If you purchased an order and changed your mind before we ship it, we can refund the order amount in full.
– If your order was already shipped, but unopened, and in sellable condition you will have to cover the return shipping. Email us to request a return label. We will return the difference of your order and the return shipping costs once we receive your order back and inspect that it’s in re-sellable condition.
– We are unable to offer refunds on opened and used products. If you have a complaint, please email us at so we can work out something fair for us both.

How Long to Receive Refund
For purchases made with your credit or debit card, the refund can take up to 30 days to show up on your account. If you bought the item using your bank account or PayPal balance, the balance will be credited to your PayPal account. Funds can take three to five days to arrive in your account.