Check your local areas for Home Brew Shops. These are the ones I go to in the Southern California area:
The Home Wine, Beer, and Cheesemaking Shop – Woodland Hills, California
Home Brew Express Simi Vally, California – UPDATE: They are in the process of moving. Call ahead to make sure they are open.
Home Brewing Supply – Eagle Rock, California (They also have a shop in Culver City)
Books with a focus on small batch brewing and/or alternative brewing ingredients and methods:
Brooklyn Brew Shop’s Beer Making Book: 52 Seasonal Recipes for Small Batches
Basic Brewing – Buy their app to watch/listen to the weekly episodes. It’s worth the 5 bucks. They don’t always discuss small batches but I’ve learned a lot from watching and listening to these two guys from Arkansas.
Fuhmentaboutit – Great podcast about brewing and fermentation in general.
Online sources for ingredients and gear (That I have actually used:)
More Beer – (Very fast service if you are in California)
Brooklyn Brew Shop
Monterey Herb & Spice
and yes…. Mr. Beer