But McFarquhar, who faces possible fines, said she isn't backing down.
"It's about the Constitution and teaching my daughters ... that America is great," the mother of two said. "If we don’t protect America, it’s going to be taken away from us."
Her bar-restaurant, Havens Garden, is located in Lynd, a small community about 160 miles west of Minneapolis.
“It doesn’t matter who’s the leader, who’s in power,” she said. “Our Constitution is for the people… Everywhere we go that’s what we have, the Constitution, to protect us. And if we don’t take a stand now, who will?”
McFarquhar said "blindly" following government mandates -- even those aimed to protect public health -- is "not the America" she wants her daughters to grow up in.
She said she doesn't know what to expect for her business in weeks to come, but she will fight to keep her doors open.
"We're going to be open every day and my girls are here to support me," she said. “If the governor comes after us, we're going to keep fighting… We're going to keep doing what we're supposed to be doing as Americans and that is fighting for our rights."