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Created in France in 1995, Terres et Couleurs is a non-profit organisation whose objective is to promote coloured earths (ochres, sienna, umber, green earth and the like) and to revive the use of these natural mineral pigments.
Since its creation, Terres et Couleurs has enlisted over 800 members in France and abroad, including producers and retailers of ochres, architects, craftsmen, researchers and many others.


Discover the last "Local colours" event in the city of Carcassonne, 100 volunteers painted the castle and rampart woodwork using ochre. ViewOn - October 2015 (2 minutes 30).

Discover the ochre mine of Saint-Amand-en-Puisaye, the "Colour Mill" of Ecordal (08), the "Local colours" event at Châtellenot, and the ochre painting of the Basilica of Saint-Andoche in Saulieu. "Des Racines & des Ailes : de l'Ardèche à la Bourgogne" - November 17, 2010 - France 3 (27 minutes).