These two have put together what amounts to a Permaculture Design Course in pictures.
Some of the topics you can learn about:
Handmade home and other structures: http://www.flickr.com/photos/hardworkinghippy/sets/1313215/
Forest Gardening: http://www.flickr.com/photos/hardworkinghippy/sets/72157594489671564/
Heating their water with a DIY back-boiler system made out of a cauldron and fired with a small DIY rocket stove: http://www.flickr.com/photos/hardworkinghippy/sets/72157622051979773/
Food Gardening: http://www.flickr.com/photos/hardworkinghippy/sets/72057594064739567/
And many amazing sets on traditional French animal husbandry and food storage.
Check it out and soak up a little French warmth while we're waiting for the snow to melt here in Michigan.