Good question!I'm glad someone asked this
There is a great article on the home page about lammas. I want to know if anyone knows ways to celebrate lammas without anyone knowing. It is just I am not home and with a part of my family that is very weird about any other religion that isn't Christianity :( How do I celebrate without making it too obvious?
By: Brysing Moderator / Adept Aug 01, 2014
Post # 3
Lammas,strictly speaking,was the "rest" period after the first harvest of the year;usually wheat. When the harvest was gathered in,it was often celebrated by the first bread of the new harvest. At the growth of Christianity it was usual to bake a special loaf for the church,and offer the bread up to God.
So,Lammas is celebrated with bread, wine or cider, and is a "rest" from work. Sometimes there was an offering of the new bread to "the Gods" for a good harvest the following year.
This is just me, I tend to spend the day eating fruits, vegetables and grains that are in season in my area, and avoid meat and most dairy. It's not mandatory, I just feel as the first harvest, you should do/eat 'summery' things. Another thing my coven use to do [people have moved so we can't this year] is have a picnic. You don't have to tell your family its for Lammas, but you will get to have fun outside with your loved ones which is what Lammas is about. Leave some bread outside as an offering, and have a circle later that day.