“Harvest Time”

When you hear the phrase “harvest table” it brings to mind fall, pumpkins, cornucopias, Pilgrims, tables laden with seasonal foods, and a large gathering of people.  In America the harvest table started with the feasts Pilgrims planned as a fall harvest celebration. These feasts are most recognized as the roots of the Thanksgiving holiday.

By definition a harvest table as a narrow, long table with hinged drop leaves. The design style has changed through the years, but the table is usually at least 6 feet in length.

Farm tables, harvest tables, trestle table, rustic dining room tables — by any name, they are a gathering place — a place where we gather our family, pray for happiness, talk about the day, and share time with our friends. These tables carry a wonderfully rich tradition over time and in our hearts

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