Resources for Permaculture
Permaculture Activist - Outstanding resources from folks who walk the walk. They and their website have loads of great information and more resources. In Addition they have teach a Permaculture Design Course over three weekends. Their site also lists other training worldwide. Course info An absolute must read is Peter Bane's book, The Permaculture Handbook: Garden Farming for Town and Country
George Mason Sustainability Institute
Prior Unity Garden has taught classes for our own local Mason Sustainability Institute, part of the Office of Sustainability at George Mason University. They aim to grow a Stronger Northern Virginia Community through Sustainability Skills Development. They host a week long permaculture design course during spring break.
Permaculture Design Principles
The permaculture design principles are an great way to approach not only planning your garden, but your lifestyle. This website gives you insight into each one.