Welcome to Sunflower Publishing


Sunflower Publishing is a print publishing company founded in 1999 and located in Lawrence, KS. We produce award-winning city/regional magazines throughout Kansas and our wide range of clients and projects creates a diverse project portfolio and allows us to excel at start to finish design, production, and sales. We are a small company uniquely positioned to provide big business resources while keeping us accessible to our customers.  
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Sunflower Living Magazine

Spring 2014


Read about the small Kansas town that rallied to save a cultural and spiritual landmark. Plus: the Salina Area Young Professionals -- defining the future of business; Salina Symphony's Ken Hakoda marks 10 years; "Unsex me here!" the legacy of Bethany College's Shakespeare scholar Ina Bell Auld; a pulled pork recipe with a twist; a New Deal architectural treasure in the heart of Salina (missing: one pigeon); Love it ... or Dig it! what would HGTV make of dugout chic and the earliest pioneer homes? Photo contest results and more!

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Manhattan Magazine

Spring 2014


Manhattan Magazine is so happy Spring is here! This season we highlight some quintessential spring activities. Long runs across Manhattan's trails, getting back in the yard and freshening up the flower beds, enjoying a bird's-eye-view of our community with the Kansas Air Center and of course, a cup of joe on the back patio. This, and so much more available in our spring edition of Manhattan Magazine! Subscriptions are also available.
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Hutchinson Magazine

Spring 2014 now available


Hutchinson native, William Stafford left behind a lasting legacy of his poetry, which is famously known in Kansas. We explore his connection this season as devoted readers honor his centennial across the nation. Also this spring, we meet a few of Hutchinson Heroes who are making strides in a career of serving others. And as we move from a sleepy winter, we tip our hat to local baristas as part of our official Java Guide. This, and so much more available in our fall edition of Hutchinson Magazine! Subscriptions are also available.
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Topeka Magazine

Spring 2014 edition now available


Cycle Culture--meet some of the people pedal power behind the growing bike-ability trend of the Kansas capital. Also in this issue, we're ready for Freddy--the state's official preparedness dog talks about his life and new stardom as the Kansas barks-man for emergency preparation. The glasswork of AlBo studio, the art of Katya Strakhova, getting words right for the stage with Paul Prece, Capper Easter Seal's innovative new adult work program and more.
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Lawrence Magazine

Spring 2014 edition now available


Featured in this issue: the artwork of Ursula Minor, the Lawrence, Kansas, legacy of William S. Burroughs (he gave the world great literature, his last hometown gave him a muddy creek), candied beer bacon recipe (as good as it sounds), spring picnic fashion (bowtie-wearing pug puppy included), the amazing landscapes of John Hulsey, Ann Trusty and Barbara Solberg, the legacy of a one-room schoolhouse, etiquette advice from your favorite hard-nosed auntie for KU Jayhawk basketball parties ... and much more!
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KANSAS! magazine


Spring 2014


Getaway this spring! We narrow down the top five weekend getaways in Kansas. Hungry? Brunch is back in style and we find a handful of Kansas' most flavorful brunch spots. While you're out and about, be sure to visit one of Kansas' 11 byways--perfect for cruising on four or two wheels. This and so much more this season.

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Discover Eudora

Winter 2013/2014 now available


Chase Austin has a need for speed and this hometown hero takes us for a ride. Also this winter, we meet the guys behind Eudora's Public Works team, tour the businesses at Intech Business Park and learn more about the Eudora Schools Foundation. In this publication you will also find business and Eudora Chamber of Commerce listings. Copies available at Eudora City Offices, 4 E. Seventh St.
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Performance Programs



Have you seen our Performance Programs for some of the areas most accomplished performance series? From the McCain Auditorium, Kauffman Center, Kansas City Symphony and more.
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Kansas Outdoors

2014


Get outside with the new edition of Kansas Outdoors. Find the best campsites, know where to hit the links, cast a line with accomplished fly fishers or consider instilling a hunting guide for that trophy hunt. Featuring valuable content for residents and visitors, Kansas Outdoors highlights a variety of outdoor activities. Published by the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism, this publication is a “must-have resource” for outdoor enthusiasts seeking adventure in Kansas.
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Shawnee Magazine


Fall/Winter 2013

Business is the name of the game this season! The new edition of Shawnee magazine not only features stories on family-owned businesses, a few stylish pros and a downtown spotlight, it also includes the official Business Resource Guide presented by the Shawnee Chamber of Commerce. Learn more about it's supportive committees, events and members. Subscriptions are also available.

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Douglas County SR 2013-2014



Released with non-profit Douglas County Senior Services, this is the official resource guide with full listings of contact information for retirement and senior living including transportation, legal services, volunteer opportunities, housing, medical information and much more. Also featured: Cathy Hamilton's advice for the other retirement essentials (such as how do I choose my regular post-retirement coffee shop?!), profiles of area seniors in the community and the memories of a local WW II veteran and his long-lost wartime diary that resurfaced bringing memories in tow.
2013-2014 edition

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Douglas County SR
2013-2014




Publishing and design services provided for the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism. Subscriptions available at TravelKS!

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Douglas County Newcomers Guide

2013-14 edition now available


The go-to resource guide for newcomers or those that simply wish to rediscover Douglas County, Kansas (Lawrence, Eudora, Baldwin City, Lecompton and all the great spots in between). Art, local food, local voices, essential numbers and contact info such as schools and medical facilities plus, of course, a bit of air guitar glory. Go ahead, gloat a little--you've moved to the right spot.
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Lawrence Visitors Guide

2013-14 edition now available


Produced for VisitLawrence.com, the Official Visitors Guide will provide up to date information on what to see, do and eat in Lawrence. Copies available at the Lawrence Visitors Center, 402 N 2nd St., Lawrence
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JAAA SR

2013 Edition now available


The publication dedicated to covering senior themes for the Douglas, Jefferson and Shawnee counties region. Released in partnership with Jayhawk Area Agency on Aging, our premiere issue features the volunteers of the Combat Air Museum, an interview with award-winning artist Barbara Waterman-Peters on how aging can improve an artist's perspective, Topeka's senior national body-building champion and more!
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2013 Manhattan Visitors Guide

2013 guide now available
Learn more about the thriving community and all there is to see and do.
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2013 Manhattan
Visitors Guide



Additional Work

Sunflower Publishing assists a variety of clients with their publishing needs.
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