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Gateway Center 2565 S Gateway Center Plaza Federal Way, WA 98003
2565 South Gateway Center PlazaUSWashingtonFederal Way98003
Natural Foods Store, Cosmetics Store
Natural Foods Store
Cosmetics Store
Deli
Health Food Store
Produce Market
Vitamin & Supplements Store
Today 10AM–7PM
Sunday 10AM–7PMMonday 8:30AM–8PMTuesday 8:30AM–8PMWednesday 8:30AM–8PMThursday 8:30AM–8PMFriday 8:30AM–8PMSaturday 8:30AM–8PM
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South Puget Sound residents have long regarded Marlene’s as their trusted resource for green, organic and sustainably-produced foods, supplements, beauty care, and household products.
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Natural grocer featuring organic produce & a vegan-friendly deli with prepared dishes & a salad bar.- Google
"I also like their vitamin selection."
"Hi lovers of raw milk , I loved this shop at first."
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2 months ago
Have gone to Marlene's for almost 20 years. It's been a lifesaver. The other big chain stores in the area try to copy the organic and healthy products, but usually at higher prices. Example is the kale has been a dollar less per bunch than at the big chain stores lately. You just have to know what a reasonable price is and if it's too high at Marlene's then buy it elsewhere. If you want healthy foods and healthy body care products and supplements then Marlene's has the best selection and prices, consistently. I found glass reusable washable straws for my homemade smoothies at Marlene's, not some local chain.
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Je T
5 months ago
Hi lovers of raw milk , I loved this shop at first. It was my dream place where I could buy organic things. In December 2015 I realized that raw milk (I tried all kinds) IS NOT RAW MILK. It is pasteurized. How do I know the milk is not raw?? For 20 years I did buttermilk with raw milk, milking the cow. With the milk from Marlene's it's not possible. The result is something disgusting. I raised the problem with the manager then, and I still waiting for the answer...... February 2016. The price is high and it would make sense if the milk would be special. But it is not. I would pay more, if I could buy raw milk. The same type of milk you can buy for only $ 3.70 at QFC. The problem is that Marlene's store sells something that is not true. They should write on milk containers: almost raw milk or pasteurized, but under no circumstances raw milk.
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Erika Manzi
11 months ago
Always friendly and helpful. Their deli is incredible. We always get their pumpkin cake and pot pies when we shop as they are the best we've ever had from anywhere. I much prefer Marlene's over PCC and Whole Foods! They have special items you can't find in other natural food stores, like Perfect Food Bars, chestnuts, raw chocolates, etc. Best place to shop in southern Seattle!
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Mikayla Byers
3 years ago
I have been coming here for years and their deli is exceptional. Always good baked items such as cookies, cakes, breads, many types of smoothies and coffees and pressed juices such as wheat grass, carrots. The deli itself serves up many delicious meals such as grass feed beef lasagna, meat salads, potatoes, burritos but what I love the most is their half-sandwich and soup special. Their soups are to die for - delicious! Especially, around Seattle where there are so many cold and dreary weathered days, it is nice to come in here and get some warm soup with free crackers which are organic too and take a break. The best thing though that I love is that they have non-pasteurized milk or real milk. Did you know the store has to pay an extra insurance to carry this milk? I read this info online. Anyway, we bought this milk for years and it was delicious. Marlenes really has no competition, they are the real thing. Support them!
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Karina Smith
4 months ago
Marlene's has great variety of products but their prices are very high on some of the skincare products and baby items. They have great selection of powdered clay that I love using for face and hair masks. I also like their vitamin selection. The staff is always friendly and almost always could answer the questions I have.
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Ben C
3 months ago
Rude, unhealthy, ignorant, over priced
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Victoria Leo
a year ago
Pros: lots of variety. Staff will special order in many cases! Cons: sky-high prices compared to other options. A con for me but maybe not for you: every stupid fad gets pushed if it will sell. Seminars are just sales pitches for providers who are selling stuff.
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Peter Lewis
a year ago
Lots of fun and variety...if you're a health nut...and you have a good job...and you like something called Polenta...in a loaf.

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Being new to the Pacific Northwest, I am excited to join Marlene’s to share my knowledge of nutrition and plant-based meal planning as a registered dietitian. I am an advocate for plant-based nutrition and I believe the evidence is clear that plant-based diets help prevent and treat chronic disease, help manage weight and increase energy while being satisfying, sustainable, compassionate, accessible and affordable.....
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#Nettle harvesting is enjoying a well-deserved revival in the Pacific Northwest. Commonly known as stinging nettles, this prickly-leaved plant that stings when touched grows well in our region and is sought-after for its ability to relieve #allergies and for its nutritive content: nettle leaves contain the highest plant source of iron. The flavor is similar to spinach.

Before foraging:
• Obtain permission to forage on private land. Many landowners will be happy to let you pick what they consider a noxious weed!
• Wear protective clothing and the heaviest work gloves you can find.
• Pick nettles away from freeway traffic and where they are free of contamination by agricultural pesticides.
• Harvest leaves early in spring, before seed heads appear. Pick the smallest leaves, starting where the second leaves meet the main stem.
• Use nettles as you would spinach and incorporate the leaves into everyday recipes like lasagna, quiche, soups or casseroles!

Here are 2 great #recipes using nettles!

"Delectable Nettle Smoothie"
by Christie Mae Qualey
makes about 1-4 servings

Ingredients:
2 cups pure water
3-5 leaves kale (organic)
1 small handful nettles, freshly picked
(use gloves!)
2 large mangos (organic)
1 cup Fuji apple (organic)
1 cup ice

Blend kale and apple.  Add water and part of the mango and blend again briefly.  Add the greens and remaining fruit and ice.

"Creamy Nettle Soup"
by Debra Daniels-Zeller
(serves 4)

Ingredients:
1 Tbs coconut or canola oil
1 large onion, diced
1/4 to 1/2 tsp crushed red pepper flakes
4 stalks celery, siced
1 head garlic; cloves separated and peeled
4 cups vegetable stock
1 baked potato, skin removed
10 cups nettles, rinsed
1/4 cup light miso
1/4 cup cashew butter
1 lemon, cut into wedges
croutons or grated Parmesan (optional)

Directions:
Heat a soup pot over medium heat. Add oil, onion and pepper flakes. Stir, reduce heat, cover and sweat the onions until transparent.
Add celery and press garlic cloves into the mixture. Stir and cook for a few minutes. Blend in 3 cups of stock.
Purée the potato into the remaining cup of stock. Add it to the soup. Stir in nettles and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer until nettles are tender.
Purée soup, no more than 2 cups at a time in a blender.
Blend in the miso and cashew butter. Return to soup pot and heat gently for a few minutes.
Serve with a lemon wedge and top with croutons or cheese, if desired.
Debra Daniels-Zeller is author of The Northwest Vegetarian Cookbook: 200 Recipes That Celebrate the Flavors of Oregon and Washington (Timber Press, 2010). She is a regular contributor to Vegetarian Journal magazine and writes a delightful food blog at http://foodconnections.blogspot.com. She can be reached at (425) 776-4689.
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Providing the brain and nervous system with a foundation of nutrition and supportive herbs can reawaken aging neurons and restore them to their youthful conditions. http://goo.gl/RGf30E
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Three Trees Yoga
 
Three Trees Yoga & Healing Arts Center in Federal Way has offered a variety of yoga classes for all ages and levels of ability for 10 years. During that time, numerous other healing modalities have also found a home there. Here, some of those practitioners describe their work in their own words.

Acupuncture
“Acupuncture and Chinese medicine have been used for thousands of years to treat disease and restore balance to the body, mind, and spirit. In my practice, I treat each person individually and holistically, designing a treatment plan unique to you.” Robynne Knight, L.Ac., EAMP 206.707.2031

Coach and Counselor
“What story have you created about your life? Our stories help us make meaning of our life and the world around us. What has your ‘story’ or internal dialogue created in your life? For help rewriting your story, contact me, Lisa Christensen (LMHC) at Lotus Counseling.” 253.293.8652

Mindfulness Education
“Mind-body interventions are an effective, evidence-based approach to not only manage stress, but tap into your own innate ability to thrive.” Karen Schwisow teaches mindful yoga and meditation to individuals and groups including 8 week Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction and Resilience Training courses. 253.224.8246

Reflexology
“Reflexology is a Complementary & Alternative Medicine (CAM) modality using gentle and firm pressure on maps of the whole body located on the feet and hands. Found to reduce pain and other symptoms of many ailments, reflexology is also great for health maintenance. Some of my clients find it as relaxing as a full body massage.” Call Linda Frank, NBCR, State and National Board Certified reflexologist at 253.576.9541 or visit www.reflexologyforbetterhealth.com.

Skin Spa
“If you are looking for a quiet relaxing spa retreat then book your next visit at Bumbershoot Skin Spa. We offer top of the line facials, including the Aotūroa Skincare Signature Facial exclusive to Bumbershoot Skin Spa. We offer both waxing and sugaring services, and lash extensions.” Call Brittany Stough at 206.989.2177 or view a menu of her services at bumbershootskinspa.com.

Thai Yoga Massage
“Combining occupational therapy, yoga teaching, and sports medicine with Thai massage training, I offer the generations-old modality, Thai Yoga Massage. Popular for centuries across Thailand and now in the West, it is a combination of acupressure and yoga-like stretching. It’s like having yoga done for you.’ ” Contact practitioner Sandi Koch at 253.318.8651 or at www.Santosa.yoga.

Other healing modalities in the Three Trees Yoga Healing Arts Center:

Ayurveda and Yoga Consultation and Education by Dr. Dhaval Dhru, MD
Hypnotherapy and Life Coaching by Ann Curry, M.Ed
Massage by Susan Matanibukaca, Camille Joly, Bonnie Lee, Antoinette Wright
Mindful Living Yoga Therapy by Janice Sack-Ory
Our thanks to reflexologist Linda Frank, who gathered this information about her colleagues at Three Trees for Sound Outlook.

Read more on the About Us tab at www.ThreeTreesYoga.com
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Before you dig your toes in the sand under the afternoon sun, stock up on the products you need to keep your family safe and comfortable. Marlene’s carries all-natural skincare products from sunscreens and moisturizers to antiseptic solutions, insect repellents, and muscle soothers
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The modern world is not kind to our adrenal glands, and many experience a debilitating condition known as adrenal fatigue. Explore the many causes and consequences of adrenal fatigue, options to determine your adrenal health, as well as ways to support the health and vitality of these important glands. #adrenalfatigue   #hormones  
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