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The front of the Abazs home is decked out in solar panels. Even though the house does not run on fossil fuels, plenty of modern technology is needed to keep things running smoothly. Matt Suoja

Finland farm thrives off the grid

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David and Lise Abazs began their journey together in 1986, when they were married in a Buddhist service in Sri Lanka; a Hindu ceremony at Gandhi's ashram in Wardha, India; and finally a Christian wedding service in North Carolina.


After that, they decided to spend their honeymoon on a research farm in New Mexico to learn about farming.

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