The wise gentlemen of Brewstock, on the shaded streets of uptown New Orleans, have always provided reliable goods and guidance the the brewers of Talisheek.
The good sirs at the American Home Brewers Association are a plethora of information and resources to start down the right path.
Fellow gentlemen gather and share recipes and experience at Hopville. Not a literal township to my surprise, but a pretty nice place nonetheless.
Not to be neglected is a valuable tool and source of information homebrewtalk.com
And of course our bretheren in arms, Mystic Krewe of Brew.
If you are up for a good read, Brew Your Own will provide hours of stimulating brain food.
And of course the new home brew supply shop in Abita Springs, Main Grain is the local place for those on the North Shore.