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The Heart & Trotter Butchery, a whole animal butcher shop, will sell chemical-free and hormone-free meat from locally pastured animals.
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    BECOME A PART OF SAN DIEGO HISTORY! Your name will be put on our "Neighborhood" wall inside our shop to commemorate how you helped bring The Heart & Trotter to San Diego.

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    SAMPLE SOME SAUSAGE! You will receive The Heart & Trotter Sausage Sampler Package. Enjoy four house-made sausages for pick up AND your name on our "Neighborhood" wall.

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    STYLISH T-SHIRT! You will receive The Heart & Trotter Butchery "Our Meat Says No to Drugs" T-Shirt AND your name on our "Neighborhood Wall"

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    Butcher's Dinner for Two - Cook a romantic dinner with steak from our shop. You'll receive (2) 8 ounce pieces of of Steak PLUS you will receive your name on our "Neighborhood Wall"

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    SAUSAGE SAMPLER & T-SHIRT! You will receive a 4-pack sausage sampler for pick up PLUS an original Heart and Trotter T-Shirt to wipe your hands on AND as always, your name on our "Neighborhood Wall"

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    SAUSAGE NAMESAKE! Every week we will be featuring a new and different sausage and one of those weeks that special sausage could have your name all over it! That's right: We will name the sausage after YOU! And all week long, our employees will offer the sausage to customers by YOUR NAME (Great for businesses!) PLUS we'll give you a Heart and Trotter T-Shirt so you can point everyone in the right direction to get YOUR sausage AND as always, your name on our "Neighborhood Wall"

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    POUNDS OF MEAT! One CSA sampler package: 1 lb. of pork, 1 lb. of beef and 1 lb. of lamb. (pick up from the shop) PLUS your own H&T cooler bag AND as always your name on our "Neighborhood Wall"

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    SAUSAGE-MAKING CLASS! We'll teach you how to make your favorite meats and ingredients into a delicious sausage in one of our sausage making classes PLUS you will receive an H&T cooler bag to take home your 2-3 lbs. of sausage AND as always your name on our "Neighborhood Wall"

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    HIGH ON THE HOG! You'll receive a 5 lbs. pork sampler pack with sausage, bacon and butcher's choice cuts for pick up with an H&T cooler bag PLUS an H&T T-shirt AND as always, you will receive your name on our "Neighborhood Wall"

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    HOLIDAY ROAST BEAST! - You will receive one of our high quality 4-5 lbs. grass-fed beef roasts for pick up, just in time for the holidays, along with a sausage sampler pack PLUS you will receive an H&T T-shirt AND as always your name on our "Neighborhood Wall"

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    BUTCHERING 101 IN STYLE! You will receive entry into either a Pork or Lamb butchering class. We'll show you basic knife skills and grips, review the animal anatomy, show you how to break down and portion the animal into primal and retail cuts, show you how to tie roasts, and how to package the meat to last in the freezer. You will also bring home 2-3 lbs. of your choice cut of meat in an H&T cooler bag PLUS you will receive a one-of-many H&T original T-shirt. AND as always your name will be added to the "Neighborhood Wall" **Class schedule will be released one week after open date, so you can choose the class you'd like to join.

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    BUTCHERING 101 MASTER - You will receive entry into both 101 classes (Pork and Lamb) where you will be able to bring home 2-3 lbs. of your choice cut of meat PLUS you will receive an H&T T-shirt AND your name will appear on our "Neighborhood Wall" **Class schedule will be released one week after open date, so you can choose the class you'd like to join.

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    KS BACKER EXCLUSIVE - BEEF BUTCHERING 102 - Bigger is (sometimes) better. We'll teach one student at a time how to break down your choice of a HINDQUARTER or FOREQUARTER of beef and portion the animal into primal and retail cuts. We'll show you basic knife skills and grips, review the animal anatomy, and show you how to tie roasts and how to package the meat to last in the freezer. You will also bring home 2-3 lbs. of your choice cut of meat in an H&T cooler bag PLUS you will receive a one-of-many H&T original T-shirt. AND as always your name will be added to the "Neighborhood Wall" **We will not be offering beef butchering classes to the public. Beef butchering classes will be held on Mondays during closed hours.

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    KS BACKER EXCLUSIVE - BUTCHERING 102 MASTER! We'll teach one student how to break down a HINDQUARTER and a FOREQUARTER (that's a 1/2 a steer!) of beef and portion the animal into primal and retail cuts. We'll show you basic knife skills and grips, review the animal anatomy, show you how to tie roasts, and how to package the meat to last in the freezer. You will also bring home 2-3 lbs each class. of your choice cut of meat in an H&T cooler bag PLUS you will receive a one-of-many H&T original T-shirt. AND as always your name will be added to the "Neighborhood Wall" ****We will not be offering beef butchering classes to the public. Beef butchering classes will be held on Mondays during closed hours.

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    Pledge $5,000 or more About $5,000

    BBQ with THE BUTCHERS! We'll bring the meat, you bring the party. We'll cook it up, teach you and your friends about the process and break it down for everyone at the party. Just let us know when your BBQ is taking place (anytime between December 2013 - August 2014) and your local butchers will be there to feed the masses. ***Limit: 1/2 a pig, one whole lamb, or a quarter side of beef (feeds between 45-95 people)

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    BUTCHER APPRENTICESHIP - For five days of your choice you can be the Robin to our Batman, the Chewbacca to our Han Solo ... THE APPRENTICE TO OUR BUTCHER! For one week, four hours a day you can shadow our head butcher, assisting in breaking down a variety of animals, casing retail cuts, and preparing food items at our location.

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    Pledge $75 or more About $75

    BRUNCH WITH THE BUTCHERS - You will get reserved seats with Matt and Trey. The meal will be a 6-course brunch featuring Heart & Trotter meat in every dish; paired with Solana Beach Pizza Port Beers PLUS an original Heart and Trotter T-Shirt to wipe your hands on.

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    3 MONTHS OF MEAT **LIMITED TIME REWARD ENDS WED 5PM 10/2/13** - Every week for 3 months pick up your 1 pound meat reward (any available cut you desire). 12 LBS total. If you want Filet Mignon every week, you got it! Can't make it to the shop that week? Put in an order and we will have your reward ready for your next visit. We can only sell what we have available so if you want a specific cut be sure to pre-order it a week or 2 in advance. Pick up only.

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    3 MONTHS OF MEAT AND ADMISSION FOR 2 TO ONE OF OUR CLASSES **LIMITED TIME REWARD ENDS WED 5PM 10/2/13** - Every week for 3 months pick up your 1 pound meat reward (any available cut you desire). 12 LBS total. If you want Filet Mignon every week, you got it! Can't make it to the shop that week? Put in an order and we will have your reward ready for your next visit. We can only sell what we have available so if you want a specific cut be sure to pre-order it a week or 2 in advance. Pick up only. AND get admission for you and a friend to one of our classes (Sausage Making, Pork 101 or Lamb 101)

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