About us


Tripod Farmers Group started as a small family run business in 1989 by 3rd generation farmers Frank, Joe, Angela and Carmel Ruffo. Beginning with only 15 acres in Bacchus Marsh and employing just 5 people, Tripod Farmers offered a complete range of full head fancy lettuce to the Melbourne Markets.

Tripod Farmers is now considered Australia‚Äôs leading salad company farming over 2000 acres across  Western Melbourne, Gippsland  and Sunraysia regions. We now offer a complete variety of speciality leaves and gourmet mixes, bulk packed or in our value add range of punnets and pillow bags.

Tripod Farmers supply fresh produce to large and independent supermarkets across Australia, international export customers and to the domestic wholesales markets in Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane and Adelaide.

Today the Tripod Farmers Group owns and operates many recognisable brands: