Orvis Congratulates Florida House on Passage of SB10
For more than a year, we have been beating the drum about the need to come up with a solution for the water problems of South Florida. Too much tainted water from Lake Okeechobee is being diverted down the St. Lucie and Caloosahatchee Rivers, leading to big problems on both coasts.
Beef is a significant part of our restaurants’ menus, making up 13 percent of Darden’s supply chain. Over the past year, Darden has supported efforts among cattlemen and cattlewomen to “make continuous improvements in the sustainability of the global beef production process.” One of those efforts has been in Florida in partnership with the Audubon Society. Through support from the Darden Foundation, Audubon is enabling ranchers to adopt best management practices by storing water on their ranchlands.