There are only 2 days until Lammas on August 1st. Lammas is the beginning of harvest time. when the fields are glowing with corn and wheat and the reaping would begin. The harvest period will continue until Samhain when the last stores for the winter months would be put away.
The word Lammas actually means Loaf Mas to celebrate the harvest it is traditional to cook and eat bread on this day, it is also traditional to make a corn dolly for protection throughout the winter months and to bring luck to the home.
Lammas is also known as Lughnasadh as it celebrates the Celtic Sun God Lugh. Lammas is primarily a thanksgiving holiday, when each person gives thanks for the things and blessings in their lives and to thank the God and Goddess for the harvest to come. It is the last embers of Summer and Autumn will start to take over soon.