The Fifty One

In each season, The Fifty One takes a different national issue and explores what it looks like for women at the local level.

Did you know 15% of American households experience food insecurity? That’s over 40 Million Americans. It’s a stat that shocked us, so our first season is focused on food access issues in the U.S.

In our first season, we’ve partnered with local NPR reporters in seven different locations throughout the country to tell the story of what it’s like to live in a food desert and which efforts are succeeding in addressing this problem.