The best way of both staying abreast and getting involved in the Village Telco is to join the Google group at http://groups.google.com/group/village-telco-dev/. The moment the discussion ranges from the very technical to the very general. All are welcome. This is the heart of the Village Telco.
The Village Telco wiki currently houses a host of information on how to hack the Mesh Potato as well as details of previous workshops and some miscellaneous bits and pieces. This is the place to find technical howtos and also the place to share your technical insights.
As discussion around the various aspects of the Village Telco evolve we expect that we may need to expand to include web-based forums for more targeted threaded discussions. This is a placeholder for an expanded conversation space for the Village Telco.
You can connect with the Village Telco on IRC as well at irc://irc.freenode.net/villagetelco