22 Wedding Centerpieces Bursting with Fruits and Vegetables
Have you ever seen a Dutch still-life painting? Well, prepare to bring art to life. Bowls of seasonal fruits and vegetables look as rustic and vibrant in person as they do on canvas—and they're officially trending on wedding tablescapes. Think of this concept as an extension of farm-to-table eating. After all, there's absolutely nothing stopping you from munching on these apple, pomegranate, and carrot displays at the end of the night! How's that for sustainable wedding décor?
So you love the idea, but you're not sure where to start. That's where we come in. Thanks to the following beautiful, bountiful examples, you'll discover just how to style your favorite fruits and veggies at your wedding reception. Whether you opt for a museum-quality arrangement that's filled to the brim with an assortment of the season's best harvest or choose one fruit and play up its color with supporting florals, there are so many ways to adapt this particular centerpiece trend for your fête. The best part? Produce makes an excellent addition to your reception tables, whatever your wedding style. Pair your favorite fruits and veggies with foliage, flowers, and pretty hardware, and your big-day tablescapes will be complete.
From candlelit spreads and baskets brimming with produce to petite vase displays, the following farm-fresh wedding centerpieces are definitely ones to bookmark—especially if you're planning a late summer or early fall wedding. Here, some of our favorite looks, styled with veggies and fruits alike. If artichokes, persimmons, and pears inspire you, you'll be head-over-heels for these fresh, festive designs.
At this fruit-filled wedding, beautiful brass and wooden vessels held lush and vibrant assortments of farmer's market produce, placed alongside complementary blooms.
Lemons and Limes
Rustic Color Scheme
Massive grapes and ripe figs defined the majority of this WINK! Weddings tableau. Pink roses, burgundy dahlias, and sprigs of greens acted as the supporting players.
The artichoke's unique green-purple gradient served as the color inspiration for the entirely of this short Joy Thigpen display—fresh florals, included.
A few low-hanging persimmons brought a pop of color to these lush garden rose and dahlia centerpiece boxes, from Flourish by Kay.
Brass bowls of oranges punctuated each table's eucalyptus and garden rose garland, by Hello Gem Events.
At a vineyard celebration, clusters of pomegranates and a hanging grapevine brought fall vibes to Bows and Arrows' dahlia, astilbe, and colorful leaf arrangement.
Buds 'n Bloom used verdant cabbage to ground boxes of hydrangea, eucalyptus, spray roses, and grapevine.
Marigold repurposed kumquats as ornaments for these rose and jasmine arrangements. Small bowls of the fruit were also placed around the tabletop to serve as accent pieces.
Pears, grape clusters, and cabbage leaves brought an edible component to these mixed-medium centerpieces, which also featured florals (rose and thistle) and a lantern.
Vintage Long Beach postcards felt even more appropriate atop crates of one of the area's main exports: lemons.
Speaking of lemons—Kathleen Deery Design sliced the citrus in half to accent a lush greens and garden roses garland at a Napa Valley fête.
R. Jack Balthazar's endless, harvest-themed table piece featured so many of the fall season's best fryuts abd foliage, including apples and grapes.