http://www.hgic.umd.edu/content/vegetable.cfm Start here and look for your local area, they may have classes or just planting guides or even links to Master Gardener meetings in your area!
Originally Posted by FarmerCathy
After you figure out what grows in your area I suggest to atleast borrow the book "The Gardener's A-Z Guide to Growing Organic Food" from the library. It's a great beginners book. Especially if you plan to go organic.