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Lammas, the First Harvest

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Lammas, the First Harvest

Lammas is the first of three Pagan harvest festivals, and takes place on August 1, right around the time of the early grain harvests.

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Lammas, also called Lughnasadh, falls at the beginning of the harvest season. Apples are ready and grain is beginning to ripen. It's also a day for honoring Lugh, the Celtic craftsman god. Celebrate by baking a Lammas Bread Man, and having a Bread Sacrifice Ritual.

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