Read Sharon's essay about how April Dávila inspired Sharon to adopt an organic vegan diet, and the increased energy and self-confidence she felt as a result.
Read Erica's creative essay about how foods, like superheroes, should proudly display their logos to disclose their identities.
Read Ryan's essay about his concerns surrounding the health effects of GMOs, and his recommendation to follow the European Union's lead and adopt the precautionary principle.
Read Omar's essay about his realization that when it comes to fighting products that may harm people and the environment, he has to become his own hero.
Read Russell's essay about how GMOs may harm one's body, and how monopolizing companies can harm the economy.
Read Constantin's essay about feeling dependent on large corporations, and his efforts to ensure that his decisions remain his own.
April Dávila, professional writer and author of "A Month Without Monsanto," responds to essay winners of the Spring 2013 "Genetically Modified Food" writing competition.