This is The original Burning Man Festival where John Barleycorn the original wheat/corn man was burned as an effigy.
It’s traditionally a time of celebration of the harvest. John Barleycorn or a corn man figure symbolizing the sacred grain and most especially a sacred loaf was baked and offered to the four directions and to the earth Mother Ceres/Virgo in gratitude.
Traditional Lammas Loaf
By Synthiaks [CC BY-SA 4.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0)%5D, from Wikimedia Commons The Goddess CERES/ Demeter would be…
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