Bob Desautels


Writing about things that matter, and don't...
in a manner of speaking.



"...allowed me to...learn from his mind-bending wisdom"
- Tanya Sood, author of She Has Risen -Resurrect Your Divine Feminine Wisdom and Celebrate Your Miraculous Girly Bits

"Bob Desautels was green long before green was hip" ‎
 Portico Magazine - University of Guelph

"He's a global thinker. He changes the world in front of him..."
- Bryan Gilvesy‎, Award winning Ontario rancher

A Book of Sayings - an old man's reflections and lessons learned for his children's children


bobby d's LOCAVORE'S DIGEST - thinking globally, eating and drinking locally


WINESENSe - stories from the world of wineS, including my recommendations



The Neighbourhood Group of Companies was founded by Bob Desautels. It operates four restaurants (The Wooly PubBorealis Grille & Bar Guelph, Borealis Grille & Bar Kitchener, Mijidaa Cafe + Bistro), all with an unwavering dedication to sustainable operations and environmental initiatives.