We know that we are losing techniques and species to industrial agriculture. However, this project, The Ark of Taste is trying to save food! Food is intertwined with culture and is critical to understanding how we perceive the world on our role in it.
Take a look at the items on the Canada list. Shockingly, both Red Fife Wheat (which is what I get from my wheat CSA) and Saskatoons are on the list.