No one believes Austrian farmer Sepp Holzer when tell people aquaculture could be done on high in the Alp mountains region. But in his ponds at Salzburg, Austria, Sepp breed Japanese ‘koi’, salmon and other species of fish normally found in lower attitude.

Sepp Holzer inherited his parents’ mountain farm business in 1962 and pioneered the use of ecological farming, or permaculture, techniques at high altitudes (1100 to 1500 meters above sea level) after being unsuccessful with conventional farming methods.

In the documentary shown above (unfortunately the longer version been removed by Youtube), Sepp share his wisdom, knowledge on the synergy of land and water in a successful aquaculture venture.