Taken from Rachel Patterson's Grimoire of a Kitchen Witch published by Moon Books
'A time to celebrate the first harvest, we give thanks to the Earth for her bounty and beauty. Lughnasadh is associated with bread as grain is one of the first crops of the year to be harvested. Corn dollies are symbolic for this festival too. The figure of a maiden would be braided using the last harvested sheaf of grain to represent the spirit of harvest and the doll would then be saved until the spring when it would be ploughed into the earth to ensure a good harvest. Sometimes the dolly is burnt in the Beltane fires to ensure abundance'
Connect with the energies of the season and join Sue in this guided meditation - of which the link can be found here
image from Robert Lukeman on Unsplash