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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Douglas County Newcomers Guide

2014-15 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 beach glamour. Go ahead, gloat a little--you've moved to the right spot.
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Discover Eudora

Summer/Fall 2014 now available


Bicycling, farmer's market, fall scenes and a good book! This and so much more this season. 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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Sunflower Living Magazine

Summer 2014


The Black Hawks of the prairie. Read about the UH-60 craft, pilots and air and ground crew of the Kansas National Guard at the Army Reserve support facility in Salina--serving Kansas and the United States across the globe. Also in this issue: the band Slow Reveal, a second-life job begins with a cupcakery, the dynamo miniature horses of Vali ranch, wood-fired outdoor ovens, smoking with Dr. Brisket, the enduring legacy of Pioneer Cross, photo contest results and more!

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Manhattan Magazine

Summer 2014


This season Manhattan Magazine cruises with the classics! As 1931 Ford Model A owner says, “It doesn’t do any good sitting home in the garage.” Enjoy the stories behind these beauties and learn who has the license to drive. This season we also stop to smell the … purple coneflowers. The Konza Prairie offers so many great experiences, but none more refreshing than a stroll among the native wildflowers. This, and so much more available in our spring edition of Manhattan Magazine! Subscriptions are also available.
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Topeka Magazine

Summer 2014 edition now available


Kayak the Heartland with Custom Kayak's floating works of art, our cover story for this summer issue. Also this summer: knives as art, hidden Topeka treasures, an ice cream recipe from the farm, the art of Joey Embers and more.
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Hutchinson Magazine

Summer 2014 now available


This summer we bask in images from yesteryear and ponder what life was like. Steve Harmon and Steve Conard, Hutchinson’s “Photo Collectors,” are even more obsessed with this daydreaming than we are, and this season we celebrate their enthusiasm. We also take a walk down Wiley Building’s memory lane, honoring the building’s heritage and looking toward its chic future. Don’t miss the Sweet Adelines as they share why Hutchinson is worth singing about. This, and so much more available in our fall edition of Hutchinson Magazine! Subscriptions are also available.
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Lawrence Magazine

Summer 2014 edition now available


Mario Chalmers ... now he's working on other miracles--read how Jayhawk nation's favorite NBA superstar is assisting the fight against cancer in this issue's cover story. Also in our summer edition: the world champion of air guitar lays down the 11 Commandments of airness, demolition derby drivers prep for their big smash-and-bash, the story of meditation leading to bamboo bicycle motion, heirloom tomato recipes, disc dogs and much more.
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JAAA SR

2014 Edition now available


The publication dedicated to covering senior themes in the Douglas, Jefferson and Shawnee counties region.
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KANSAS! magazine


Summer 2014


This summer we celebrate the Creators of Culture! From artists to dancers, filmmakers to poets. You will easily be inspired by these creative Kansans who see our plains through new lenses. Load up the picnic basket with Kansas products this summer for a one-of-a-kind dining experience. This and so much more this season.

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Shawnee Magazine


Spring/Summer 2014

OLD SHAWNEE DAYS! Possibly the best part of summer is just around the corner and we're celebrating it in this edition of Shawnee Magazine. Get the scoop and more on this longstanding event. Also this season we're taking the classics out of the garage and showing off Shawnee's hot rods. Don't miss the Shawnee Visitors Guide in the back of the book. Subscriptions also available.

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

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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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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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Theatre Lawrence



The Lied Center



The Friends of
Chamber Music



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