My mom just completed an introduction weekend on permaculture. Really, it’s just a way of thinking about the land and working with natural systems instead of against them. 😉
Here’s a very inspiring farmer who puts all the GMO/industrial advocates to shame: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bw7mQZHfFVE
Here’s a series of videos for sale: http://www.oekofilm.de/sepp-holzers-permaculture-dvd-with-3-films.phtml
Also, there is a book available at the Calgary Public Library!