Farmhouse tables are like a favorite, time-worn pair of jeans, or the perfect LBD of furniture — they go with everything and work on everyone. Long farmhouse tables evoke images of harvest dinners, families and friends gathered together to share a meal and stories, an event worth attending. In reality, they can be all of those things, but they’re also beautifully utilitarian as well. Homework and projects can be spread wildly over them, crafts and DIYs have enough room to come to fruition, and a meal for one can be just as inviting as having the whole family.
We’ve gathered 15 of our favorite long farmhouse tables to inspire your own home, or fantasize about running away to an apple orchard in upstate New York and staring down the length of a farmhouse table filled with an array of seasonal cuisine. —Rebekah