Terraquaculture

Terraquaculture is the practice of farming living water flowing through the landscape. It is the traditional farming system of the Asia-Pacific region where it has been practiced for thousands of years and is arguably the only truly sustainable farming system.

Communal paddy harvest, Philippines (Photograph by Dion Workman)

Terraquaculture is natural farming without imported energy, agro-chemicals or irrigation infrastructure. Despite the absence of these modern agricultural "improvements" terraqueous systems are often highly productive.

Introduction to terraquaculture